Ontario has administrative fine scheme effective January 1

CCCS issues guidance for safeguarding Microsoft AD service

Yukon, access to information registry has privacy breach

Privacy Commission of Canada launches new strategic plan –watch video

English Information Commissioner consults on draft guidance on generative AI

Nunavut’s privacy commissioner investigates government’s mail practices

Alberta promises increased privacy protections

British Columbians facing longer wait times to access records from BC Government

Ontario IPC blog on AI and the public sector

England’s ICO issues Tech Horizons Report

Year: 2021

September 27, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

An activity booklet for kids

The Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner released a privacy activity book, Privacy Pursuit! Games and Activities for Kids, to help kids better understand and protect their online privacy. In the Commissioner’s blog she says: This new activity booklet is designed to help kids learn more about online privacy through games like word searches, crossword puzzles, cryptograms,... read more

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June 28, 2021

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Tables 2020-2021 Annual Report

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski, Q.C., has tabled his office’s 2020-2021 Annual Report: Change is in the Air, with the Legislative Assembly. In his report, the Commissioner addresses the need to update Saskatchewan’s access and privacy legislation. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Local Authority Freedom of... read more

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June 10, 2021 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Mediation or case-by-case privilege

In the Commissioner’s Review Report 065-2020, he considered if mediation or case-by-case privilege applied to the records in question. The public body had claimed mediation or case-by-case privilege pursuant to subsection 22(a) of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). The Commissioner considered orders issued by the Office of the Information and... read more

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June 2, 2021

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Information and Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsman issue joint resolution about privacy and access to information rights during and after a pandemic

In a joint resolution, Canada’s Information and Privacy regulators called on their respective governments to respect Canadians’ quasi-constitutional rights to privacy and access to information. The regulators took note of the serious impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the right of access to information and privacy rights in Canada and called on governments to... read more

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