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November 15, 2016 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Transitory Records and Access-to-Information Requests

What are transitory records? The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan defines transitory records as: Records of temporary usefulness that are needed only for a limited period of time, to complete a routine task or to prepare an ongoing document. Also, exact copies of official records made for convenience of reference. These records are not required to... read more

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November 9, 2016 - Teresa Redlick, Archivist, Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan and Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Lost in the Shuffle: Ensuring Information is Accessible After a Government Re-organization

Recently, the Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued Review Report 178-2016.  This report addresses a situation where the Applicant requested e-mails from an area of government that had recently been shuffled in a government re-organization. The new Ministry provided the Applicant with a fee estimate. The e-mails had not been properly archived when transferred to... read more

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