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June 19, 2018 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Draft Rules of Procedure

The amendments to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), provide that the Information and Privacy Commissioner can develop rules of procedure. When I was first appointed, I heard people saying or asking, “Just be clear in what you require”. One step in that direction was to develop an IPC Guide to... read more

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May 28, 2018 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Proactively Reporting Breaches to the IPC

As our office is always trying to improve our processes, we have recently formalized the way we treat privacy breaches that are proactively reported to our office. Proactively reporting a breach means that when a public body or trustee learns of a privacy breach in its organization, it reports it to our office. While not... read more

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May 16, 2018 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Exs Beware!

The Commissioner has recently issued two investigation reports where employees of a trustee snooped in the personal health information of their ex’s new partners. In both cases, the Commissioner found that the employees did not receive privacy training. It is understandable that emotions can run high following a break up.  The urge to find out... read more

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April 26, 2018 - Concilia Sikhosana, Practicum Student, Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Health Information Management Program

Dictionary… What is it?

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has released an online searchable dictionary. A dictionary you ask? What is a dictionary? A “dictionary” is a collection of words which alphabetically range from A to Z. The dictionary details and explains each word and gives that word its own unique definition. Primarily, its... read more

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