Blog Archive (Year: 2018)

January 5, 2018 - Danielle Malach, Analyst

Amendments to LA FOIP and Police Services

As of January 1, 2018, Saskatchewan police services, regional police services or boards, as defined in The Police Act, 1990, will be subject to The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP).  Below I will highlight the amendments to LA FOIP that apply to police services, regional police services and... read more

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January 3, 2018 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

New Year – New Legislation – New Resources

Happy New Year! Here at the IPC, we are excited to start 2018 off with new legislation.  Amendments to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) came into effect on January 1, 2018.  It is like Christmas morning... read more

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January 2, 2018 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

Real Risk of Significant Harm

Once it is confirmed that a privacy breach occurred, the new breach notification provision in FOIP and LA FOIP require the public body to consider if, as a result of the incident, there is a real risk of significant harm that may come to the affected individual. If so, then breach notification is mandatory. The... read more

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