Archive (Year: 2020)

March 18, 2020 - Jennifer Squires, Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

An Introduction to “In the Door, Out the Door”: A New Resource to Assist in Processing Access to Information Requests

The Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, has been hard at work developing a new online training tool to help anyone who processes access requests under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This new training module follows the path... read more

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March 17, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on COVID-19

Privacy in the Context of COVID-19 Privacy laws are not a barrier to appropriate information sharing in an epidemic. It is important that public bodies, health trustees and private sector organizations know how personal information or personal health information may be shared during an epidemic. How Information May be Shared under Saskatchewan’s Privacy Laws Saskatchewan... read more

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March 11, 2020 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP is now available!

Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP is now available! Chapter 3 is all about access to records. This chapter covers: Who has a right of access Making an access to information request Subsections 6(1)(a), (b), 6(2), 6(3), 6(4) Applications deemed abandoned Subsections 7.1(1), 7.1(2), 7.1(3) Access to an individual’s own personal information Subsections 31(1),... read more

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