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Recent amendments to the Personal Health Information Protection Act

Canada - May 13 2020 On March 25, 2020, Ontario amended the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). The amendments are unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Ira Parghi, Patrick Hawkins.

Recent Amendments to Ontario's Ambulance Act

Canada - December 18 2019 ​The Ontario legislature has introduced amendments to its Ambulance Act regulations. Under the new regulations, ambulance services can transport 911…

Ontario Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on the Dismissal of Frivolous Claims

Canada - January 23 2018 The Ontario Court of Appeal recently provided further guidance on the application of r. 2.1 of the Rules of Civil Procedure, which deals with…

John M. McIntyre.

New PHIPA Mandatory Reporting Requirement

Canada - November 29 2017 As of October 1, 2017, health information custodians are required to notify the Information and Privacy Commissioner ("IPC") when they have reasonable…

Roberto Ghignone.

Application of Trustee Act Limitation Period to Crossclaims

Canada - June 12 2017 In Levesque v Crampton Estate, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the two year limitation period in the Trustee Act applies to crossclaims…

Ziad Yehia.