News Releases Archive (Year: 2020)

May 1, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan to Teachers, School Boards, Parents and Students

The pandemic has resulted in our classes being suspended and students staying at home. School Boards and teachers are working on assisting parents and students with continuing education. I have no doubt that continuing education during this time has been very challenging. Of course, many of us have looked to the internet for solutions to... read more

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April 24, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on Pandemic and Virtual Meetings

I read an article today saying over 7,000 Crown Corporation workers are working from home. In addition, thousands of executive government workers are doing the same. Many in businesses are also working from home. It is amazing how quickly this province was able to switch to an at home work environment. Working at home requires... read more

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April 21, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner on Documenting Decisions in a Pandemic

During this Pandemic, public officials, elected and appointed, have made and will make many decisions in an attempt to flatten the curve to help prevent our health care system from being overwhelmed and to save lives. As we all can see, things are moving very quickly so decisions have to be made very quickly. Citizens... read more

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April 21, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on Apps that Offer Health Care Consultations

Since the government has said stay home and self-isolate or quarantine and the temporary closure of offices, including those of some health professionals, has been mandated the question of how might I consult a health professional has arisen. The need for health professionals to be in contact with their patients continues during the pandemic and... read more

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