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March 18, 2020 - Jennifer Squires, Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

An Introduction to “In the Door, Out the Door”: A New Resource to Assist in Processing Access to Information Requests

The Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, has been hard at work developing a new online training tool to help anyone who processes access requests under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This new training module follows the path... read more

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December 19, 2019

Statement from Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on LifeLabs Privacy Breach

The office of the Commissioner is investigating a cyberattack affecting health care information of millions of customers in Canada and approximately 93,000 residents in Saskatchewan  Thursday, December 19, 2019 – The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan (IPC) is undertaking an investigation into a cyberattack on the computer systems of Canadian laboratory... read more

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May 1, 2019 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Opinions and Views about Opinions and Views

When it comes to figuring out whether opinions and views qualify as personal information under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), it can get confusing!! Subsections 24(1)(f) of FOIP/23(1)(f) of LA FOIP indicate that “the personal opinions... read more

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March 15, 2019 - Marjorie Platero, Analyst

Backup Tapes: Prepared for the Unexpected

When unexpected disasters occur, like natural disasters or significant IT system failures, entire databases of information, systems and servers can be damaged or lost. This can significantly affect an organization’s ability to continue operating during and after a disaster. In Saskatchewan, many government ministries and agencies are prepared to deal with these scenarios by relying... read more

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