Provincial and territorial privacy laws and oversight

Each province and territory in Canada has a commissioner or ombudsperson responsible for overseeing provincial and territorial privacy legislation. This page lists the provincial and territorial privacy laws as well as who is responsible for their enforcement.

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Alberta

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

British Columbia

The Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Manitoba

The Office of the Ombudsman is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

New Brunswick

The Office of the Integrity Commissioner for New Brunswick is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Newfoundland and Labrador

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Northwest Territories

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of the Northwest Territories is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Nova Scotia

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nova Scotia is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Nunavut

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Nunavut’s public sector privacy law.

Ontario

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Prince Edward Island

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Prince Edward Island is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Québec

The Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Saskatchewan

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

Yukon

The Ombudsman and Information and Privacy Commissioner of the Yukon is responsible for overseeing and enforcing the following provincial access and privacy laws:

 

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