Canadians are concerned about their personal information. In fact, according to a 2007 survey conducted on behalf of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, 60% of Canadians think that health information is one of the most important types of personal information that need protection through privacy laws. Further, Canadians fear that their personal information isn’t as safe as it used to be. According to that same survey, seven of 10 Canadians feel they have less protection of their personal information than they did 10 years ago.Read More
On average, 500 people a year suffer severe or catastrophic injuries as a result of car crashes in BC. The rehabilitation process for these individuals can be long, complex, and expensive. Fortunately, the support and collaboration of an integrated team of medical and rehabilitation professionals can increase the chances of a successful recovery for these patients.Read More
Car crashes kill and injure more BC kids than any other cause. Thankfully, booster seats can help put a stop to this. A properly used child safety seat lowers a child’s risk of death in a crash by 71% and the risk of serious injury by 67%.Read More
I am a lawyer. Initially, I was a bit uncomfortable with the idea of writing about MRIs for an audience of doctors. However, I believe this discomfort arises from an issue that should be addressed.Read More
Doctors are oftentimes called upon to act as expert witnesses in court. The latest proposed changes to the Supreme Court Rules of Court include some fundamental changes to the role of expert witnesses.
The Justice Review Task Force was established in March 2002 with the intention of identifying reforms to help make the justice system more responsive, accessible, and affordable for the general public. Over the past number of years, the task force has been facilitating discussions across the province on justice reform.Read More