Blog Archive (Year: 2016)

July 8, 2016 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Non-Responsive Information in a Responsive Record

FOIP and LA FOIP provides specific exemptions that public bodies must or may apply when preparing records for release in response to an access to information request. There are circumstances in which a public body may consider information within a record to be non- responsive and have to decide whether to sever such information on... read more

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June 13, 2016 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Tips for a Good Submission

I have worked at the IPC for the past 5 1⁄2 years and I am leaving for an exciting opportunity in the Ministry of Justice. As I reflect on my years at the IPC, I wondered how I could help those who work in this area. I have seen a lot of submissions and I... read more

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May 12, 2016 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Risk Management and Privacy Protection

Most organizations today have addressed the issue of risk management. Many have gone through a process of identifying the risks and the ways of mitigating those risks. They will have a document with the risks and the mitigating factors. Some will report to the CEO, a board council or minister on a regular basis. When... read more

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April 22, 2016 - Ron Kruzeniski, Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner

Contracting with Governments

Government, whether municipal or provincial, charge taxes and spend those taxes on services we need. By government I mean at all levels and includes school boards, universities, colleges and health regions. All of them enter into contracts with service providers. I generally believe that if you contract with an entity which uses tax dollars, your... read more

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