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Ontario Legislature Clarifies Mandatory Privacy Breach Reporting Requirements Under The Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act
In Ontario, the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) governs the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information within the health sector.
Canada
24 Jul 2017
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Medical Assistance In Dying In Canada: One Year Later
E.F. was a 58 year old woman who applied to the Alberta Court of the Queen's Bench in April of 2016 seeking judicial authorization
Canada
2 May 2017
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B.C. Court Of Appeal Confirms The Scope Of Section 51(2)(B) Of The Evidence Act
Records produced while investigating a physician's professional conduct are barred from production in legal proceedings even if those records are not ultimately produced before a quality assurance hospital committee...
Canada
27 Sep 2016
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Update On Physician-Assisted Dying: A Changing Medical-Legal Landscape
On February 29, 2016, an Alberta woman suffering from amynotrophic lateral sclerolsis ("ALS"), became the first personal in Canada to obtain a physician-assisted death.
Canada
14 Mar 2016
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A Loophole In The Law Of Contracts? The Application Of The Duty To Act Honestly
In its recent decision in Burquitlam Care Society v Fraser Health Authority, 2015 BCSC 1343, the British Columbia Supreme Court may have expanded the potential use of the common law duty...
Canada
9 Mar 2016
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Physician-Assisted Dying Part 2: Implications For Frontline Healthcare Professionals
"This issue is not one of life or death. The issue is what kind of death, an agonized or peaceful one. Shall we meet death in personal integrity or in personal disintegration?...
Canada
29 Feb 2016
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Physician-Assisted Dying Part 3: Finding A Balance Between Autonomy And Access
Part 2 of this series examined the implications of the decriminalization of physician-assisted dying for frontline health care professionals.
Canada
26 Feb 2016
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