Ontario’s Government for the People is protecting public safety and strengthening protections for privacy with new rules and standards that govern how police record checks are conducted and disclosed in Ontario. An amendment to a regulation under the Police Record Checks Reform Act will safeguard the privacy of the people of Ontario while protecting jobs in several smaller municipalities.

“The Police Record Checks Reform Act sets out consistent standards to govern how police record checks are conducted and disclosed in Ontario,” said Michael Tibollo, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services. “Individuals consent to what information is being disclosed in advance through a self-declaration so the results released are limited.”

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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, October 26, 2018

News Release: Ontario’s Government for the People Reducing Red Tape, Supporting Community Safety and Strengthening Protections for Privacy [2018-10-26]