Year: 2022

July 5, 2022 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Absurd Results: Part II

In 2017, the Commissioner posted a blog entry about absurd results. He provided examples of absurd results that can be reached when interpreting and applying The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA).... read more

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June 28, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Annual Report tabled today

I am pleased to have tabled my 8th Annual Report with the Honorable Randy Weekes, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.  In that report, I focus on four issues. The first is the need for a Saskatchewan digital ID. I encourage this with certain understandings. Second, I discuss Virtual Health Care platforms and ten... read more

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June 24, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

BC Special committee’s recommended changes to the Freedom of Information legislation

A special committee of the British Columbia (BC) has tabled its report making 39 recommendations to amend BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. You can read their report here. The BC Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued a news release regarding the special committee report. You can read his statement on BC’s... read more

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June 20, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Discussion with Daniel Therrien on his leaving office

Daniel Therrien was appointed the federal Privacy Commissioner in 2014. His appointment ended on June 3, 2022. Before his leaving office, I had a chance to discuss his eight years as Privacy Commissioner. We talked about the challenges, the accomplishments, and his outlook for the future. Please click the link here to hear our conversation.... read more

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