Category Archives: Discipline

FOI requests and the privacy of disciplined registrants

Under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), the public’s right to access records of public bodies (which includes self-governing professional bodies) has exceptions that include unreasonable invasions of personal privacy. How do those exceptions apply to…

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Misconduct: When Non-Responsiveness Becomes Ungovernability

A professional being disciplined for professional misconduct or unprofessional conduct who fails to respond to investigative communications from his or her regulatory body may, if this silence is contrary to a duty to reply promptly to its communications, , result…

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