A municipality’s return to work program was not a health information custodian on the basis that the program was not providing health care. Commissioner declined to review the matter pursuant to section 57(4).

Section 2 – definition of health care practitioner. Program did employ health care practitioners, but they were not providing health care.

Section 2 – definition of health care. Return to work program was not for the purpose of providing health care.

Section 3 – definition of health information custodian. Return to work program was not a health information custodian as its primary purpose was not the provision of health care.

Section 57(4) – Commissioner’s discretion to decline a review was exercised in this case, based on its particular facts.

Section 67(1) – delegation of Commissioner’s authority to Assistant Commissioner took place.
Investigator: Cathy Hamilton