What to Do in the Event of Death.

Medical Record

Commission d'accès à l'information

Important Notice

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Family members of a deceased person are entitled to know the cause of death. Family members include the deceased's father, mother, child or spouse. A blood relative may also access information in the deceased's medical record for the sole purpose of ascertaining whether the deceased had a genetic or hereditary disease.

All access to information requests must be submitted, in writing, to the person in charge of access to information and protection of personal information at the institution concerned.

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