Archive (Year: 2018)

December 3, 2018 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

The Rules of Procedure changes

On September 1, 2018 my office posted the Rules of Procedure. I hope these rules have clarified the processes used by my office in a review for investigation.  We have found that occasionally the fourteen days contained in a notice of review or the seven days to respond to a draft report has to be... read more

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November 22, 2018

News Release for Review Report 204-2018 Northern Village of Pinehouse

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski Q.C., has issued his Review Report 204-2018 involving the Northern Village of Pinehouse. Kruzeniski stated: My office will have now issued 13 Review Reports between 2013 and 2018 involving the Village. 12 of these reports deal with section 7 responses not being provided, delays in providing it... read more

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September 17, 2018

Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians call for privacy regulation and oversight of political parties

In a joint resolution, Canada’s Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners have called on governments to pass legislation requiring political parties to comply with globally recognized privacy principles, to provide Canadians with access to the personal information they hold about them, and to provide for independent oversight to verify and enforce privacy compliance. Recent events... read more

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September 4, 2018

Rules of Procedure

The amendments to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) provide that the Information and Privacy Commissioner can develop Rules of Procedure. When I was first appointed, I heard people saying or asking, “Just be clear in what you require”. One step in that direction was to develop an IPC Guide to... read more

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