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PIPEDA – Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act


BackCheck complies with regulations set out by PIPEDA and rulings of the Privacy Commissioner for Canada. Visit for information on PIPEDA and a sampling of rulings relating to privacy and the collection of personal information.


BackCheck obtains all personal information about potential employment candidates with their express consent. Information is delivered to our client with expressed consent. All applicants have the right to request a copy of their results upon completion.


National Parole Board


The Canadian Human Rights Act


BC Human Rights Code


Alberta Human Rights Commission


The Manitoba Human Rights Act


The New Brunswick Human Rights Act


The Newfoundland Human Rights Act


The Nova Scotia Human Rights Act


Nunavut Department of Justice


Ontario Human Rights Commission


Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission


Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms Quebec


The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code


Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission


Yukon Human Rights Commission


Table of Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) Guidelines (E-17 Background Checks on Directors and Senior Management)


Canadian Criminal Records Act


Understanding Criminal Records- John Howard Society


Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General- Criminal Record Checks in British Columbia



Disclaimer: The links provided above refer to websites related to provincial and federal Human Rights Codes/Acts within Canada. These links are provided as an information source only. They have been created for and by organizations outside of BackCheck, and those organizations are responsible for the information contained in their respective sites. BackCheck is not liable for any information on sites listed above. BackCheck recommends that employers and their potential employment candidates become familiar with relevant Human Rights Legislation as it pertains to pre-employment screening.