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Year: 2023

March 23, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Podcast with Craig Zawada

This week I sat down and talked to Craig Zawada a lawyer in Saskatchewan. He publishes a video cast on the Law Society of Saskatchewan website. We talked about the advice he gives to lawyers and law firms about securing the data they hold. Lawyers are bound to keep information from their clients confidential. This... read more

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March 20, 2023 - Lisa Long, Intake Officer

IPC Access and Privacy Co-ordinator Survey

We’re conducting a survey! If you’re an access and privacy co-ordinator working with FOIP, LA FOIP or HIPA, you may have received an invitation to participate on Friday. Our office is looking to better understand the challenges faced by public bodies and trustees as they process access requests and respond to privacy complaints. The survey... read more

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March 14, 2023 - Diane Aldridge, Deputy Commissioner

The Search for Personal Health Information

When a patient makes an access to information request for their personal health information, the search for responsive records may not be as easy as just checking out the health records department. The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) applies to all personal health information in the custody or control of a trustee which includes all... read more

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March 14, 2023 - Danielle Serson, Manager of Administration

Managing Electronic Records

One of the many challenges an organization may face when transitioning from paper-based to electronic records is ensuring proper records management processes are in place. While paper records can be easily organized and stored while waiting for retention periods to be met, electronic records can take a bit more work. Our office has succeeded in... read more

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