Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
Territory: Province of Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada)
Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI. Also, Ombudsman role.
Year established: 2005
Number of staff: 12 permanent positions (66.7% female, 33.3% male).
Head of authority: Michael Harvey
He was appointed as the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador effective August 5, 2019. Michael joined the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in January 2006. He has worked with Executive Council (Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat and Cabinet Secretariat) and line departments (Departments of Children, Youth and Family Services, and Health and Community Services). Michael is a graduate of Memorial University, with a BA (Hons) in Political Science; has a MA in Political Studies from Queen’s University; and holds an Executive Certificate in Conflict Management from the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law/Stitt Feld Handy Group.
- Relevant Laws
Access to Information and Protection or Privacy, 2015
- ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY ACT, 2015
- NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 45/15
Personal Health Information Act
Pharmacy Network Regulations
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