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March 2, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Vaccines

As vaccines are now available and some of our population has been vaccinated and others will be vaccinated soon, the issue of requiring people to be vaccinated or requiring people to show or provide a vaccination certificate will be front and center. On December 11, 2020, my office posted an Advisory on vaccinations. I thought... read more

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March 2, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

UPDATED – Advisory from the IPC on questions regarding vaccines for organizations, employers and health trustees

Announcements regarding the approval of vaccines for COVID-19 has been greeted with excitement. The roll out of vaccines is occurring in our province and in other provinces in Canada. As citizens receive the vaccine, questions arise as to how organizations, health trustees and employers will handle this new reality. In my Advisory from the Office... read more

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February 25, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

UPDATED – Can You Bring an Action or Class Action for the Tort of Violation of Privacy in Saskatchewan?

I was asked whether a person could sue or be part of a class action in Saskatchewan for a breach of privacy. The Privacy Act provides in section 2, that it is a tort, actionable without proof of damage, for a person willfully and without claim of right, to violate the privacy of another. In section 7,... read more

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February 22, 2021 - Diane Aldridge, Executive Director of Compliance

Including names on municipal maps – can the complicated be made simple?

I grew up on a farm and know how isolated you are out there. Most neighbors are out of eyeshot and earshot and though some know when you are away, you hope it isn’t common knowledge as you most likely will end up with something stolen from your property, gas being one of the most... read more

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