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B.C. Health Ministry defends decision to halt Champix review

July 11, 2013

VICTORIA — B.C.’s Ministry of Health rejected a made-in-B.C. study of the controversial anti-smoking drug Champix because it had already requested a similar review from a national research organization, Health Minister Terry Lake said Wednesday. “The ministry had already requested a different but related research project examining the safety and effectiveness of smoking cessation drugs, [...]

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B.C. Health Ministry told to strengthen privacy practices

June 27, 2013

Commissioner produced 11 recommendations for improving oversight after three unauthorized disclosures of personal information globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. health ministry scolded for lack of care in safeguarding patient data

June 27, 2013

B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham issued a long-awaited report this morning into the high-profile health ministry scandal, finding that on three occasions B.C. patients’ health data was shared with “unauthorized” people. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. files response to health ministry employee’s wrongful dismissal suit

May 3, 2013

The B.C. government fired back against a health ministry employee suing for wrongful dismissal, saying she misused her position as a bureaucrat to benefit her husband and a family company. To that end, Rebecca Warburton fed classified information to people who were not authorized to receive it and ordered the destruction of emails about a [...]

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Mayors welcome NDP promise of a local government ministry

May 1, 2013

Mayors are welcoming a pledge from NDP Leader Adrian Dix to create a new ministry catering specifically to local governments.   Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore says if it comes to fruition the new ministry would allow bridge building between civic governments and the province. “I think it would go a long way you know [...]

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