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English Information Commissioner consults on draft guidance on generative AI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

Guidelines for use of AI by lawyers

Federal Privacy Commissioner issues report on RCMP collection of data from third parties

Ontario IPC issues guidance on police use of facial recognition and mug shots

Year: 2022

December 29, 2022 - Lisa Long, Intake Officer

What to do if you Receive a Privacy Breach Notification

Receiving notice that you are an affected individual in a privacy breach can be stressful, and you may be wondering what your options are. Here are some answers to common questions that our office receives when people find out that they may be impacted by a privacy breach. Why am I receiving this notice? Generally... read more

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November 10, 2022 - Tristan Hungle, Director of Corporate Services

File Path Frustrations

Good records management assists in compliance with access and privacy obligations. It requires properly identifying and classifying records. For electronic records, files need a meaningful name and categorization. This all seems simple, but what if your system is working against this goal, and you cannot properly name your files? We encountered this issue after switching... read more

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October 24, 2022

Privacy and Transparency in the Digital Identity Ecosystem in Canada

The federal, provincial and territorial Information and Privacy Commissioners across Canada recognize the many potential benefits of a privacy-respecting and secure digital identity for use by Canadians. The development of which is part of a broader global trend intended to enable individuals, businesses and devices to securely and efficiently connect with one another. To be... read more

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September 30, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Knowledge can be a Gateway to Truth and Reconciliation

Today is Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Page 12 of Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future:  Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada states, “Without truth, justice, and healing, there can be no genuine reconciliation. Reconciliation is not about “closing a sad chapter of Canada’s past,”... read more

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