Disclosure of Police Records to Third Parties in Ontario

By: David G. Bayliss – August 31, 2019. RECORDS DISCLOSURE IN ONTARIO[1] The disclosure to third parties of an individual’s police records has become exponentially more problematic with the advent of interconnected digital databases. With today’s ease of storage and access to personal records, disclosure of private information in the hands of law enforcement agencies takes very little effort. As supply begets demand, everyone is asking for background checks—employers, volunteer organizations, social clubs, landlords, [...]