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New PHIPA rules and requirements for MLTs and employers

03 January 2019

According to new rules under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), health information custodians in Ontario are now required to report statistics relating to health privacy breaches annually to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario's (IPC) office, which oversees compliance with PHIPA.

Learn more about the implications of these new rules for MLTs and laboratory employers/managers by clicking here.

Important information about late fees and suspensions for MLTs

03 January 2019

All MLTs in Ontario were notified of the CMLTO’s 2019 Annual Registration Renewal requirements by letter mail in October 2018, and the online renewal platform became available on November 1, 2018. The opportunity to renew the CMLTO membership without penalty ended on December 31, 2018. Members who failed to renew by the deadline will receive a Notice of Intention to Suspend from the Registrar & CEO in the coming week.

Please click here for further important details about late fees and suspensions and the resulting notation that will appear in the CMLTO Public Register.

2019 Council Officers announced

19 December 2018

At its December 2019 meeting, the CMLTO Council elected the 2019 Council officers: 
Robin Thompson-McAvoy: President, Professional
Jon Fawcett: Vice-President, Professional
Mohammed Jeewa: Vice-President, Public.

Click here (PDF) to learn more about each officer.

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