PIPEDA – Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
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National Parole Board
The Canadian Human Rights Act
BC Human Rights Code
Alberta Human Rights Commission
The Manitoba Human Rights Act
The New Brunswick Human Rights Act
The Newfoundland Human Rights Act
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Act
Nunavut Department of Justice
Ontario Human Rights Commission
Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission
Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms Quebec
The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code
Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission
Yukon Human Rights Commission
Table of Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) Guidelines (E-17 Background Checks on Directors and Senior Management)
Canadian Criminal Records Act
Understanding Criminal Records- John Howard Society
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General- Criminal Record Checks in British Columbia
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.