How long should our office retain its records?

Depending on their type, records need to be kept for varying lengths of time. Consult your unit’s Records Retention and Disposal Schedule.

Under privacy legislation, any record containing personal information which has been used to make a decision affecting an individual must be retained for at least one year following its last use.

For further information, please contact the Information Access and Privacy Protection Coordinator, Ms. Rosemary Thorne at 864-8214.


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