Freedom of Information
Health Sciences North is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This Act provides the public with a right of access to general records held by HSN and outlines the hospitals obligations to protect the privacy of individuals whose personal information we have in our custody or under our control. HSN’s Privacy Office is responsible for receiving and processing general and personal information access requests under FIPPA. In an effort to be transparent and accountable, HSN commits to making its operational records publicly available, wherever possible. The Act applies only to records that came into the custody or control of HSN on or after January 1, 2007.