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PIPEDA – Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

 

BackCheck complies with regulations set out by PIPEDA and rulings of the Privacy Commissioner for Canada. Visit www.privcom.gc.ca for information on PIPEDA and a sampling of rulings relating to privacy and the collection of personal information.

 

BackCheck obtains all personal information about potential employment candidates with their express consent. Information is delivered to our client with expressed consent. All applicants have the right to request a copy of their results upon completion.

 

National Parole Board
http://www.npb-cnlc.gc.ca/

 

The Canadian Human Rights Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/h-6

 

BC Human Rights Code
http://www.qp.gov.bc.ca/statreg/stat/H/96210_01.htm

 

Alberta Human Rights Commission
http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/Documents/acts/H14.CFM

 

The Manitoba Human Rights Act
http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/h175e.php

 

The New Brunswick Human Rights Act
http://laws.gnb.ca/en/ShowPdf/cs/2011-c.171.pdf

 

The Newfoundland Human Rights Act
http://assembly.nl.ca/Legislation/sr/statutes/h13-1.htm

 

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/humanrt.htm

 

Nunavut Department of Justice
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca/apps/authoring/dspPage.aspx?page=STATUTES+AND
+REGULATIONS+PAGE site/doc/Nunavut%20Human%20Rights%20Act.pf

 

Ontario Human Rights Commission
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/english/code/index.shtml

 

Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission
http://www.gov.pe.ca/humanrights/

 

Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms Quebec
http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/bal/cit_com/rights/qcrights.html

 

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code
http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/English/Statutes/Statutes/S24-1.pdf

 

Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission
http://nwthumanrights.ca/

 

Yukon Human Rights Commission
http://www.yhrc.yk.ca/

 

Table of Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) Guidelines (E-17 Background Checks on Directors and Senior Management)
http://www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca/osfi/index_e.aspx?DetailID=527

 

Canadian Criminal Records Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-47/

 

Understanding Criminal Records- John Howard Society
http://www.johnhoward.ab.ca/pub/pdf/A5.pdf

 

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General- Criminal Record Checks in British Columbia
http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/criminal-records-review/

 

 

Disclaimer: The links provided above refer to websites related to provincial and federal Human Rights Codes/Acts within Canada. These links are provided as an information source only. They have been created for and by organizations outside of BackCheck, and those organizations are responsible for the information contained in their respective sites. BackCheck is not liable for any information on sites listed above. BackCheck recommends that employers and their potential employment candidates become familiar with relevant Human Rights Legislation as it pertains to pre-employment screening.