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June 13, 2019 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

A New, Improved Exemptions Guide

When I was appointed to this office, I had a desire to provide citizens and public bodies with as much consistency as was possible. That involved a consistent procedure, now reflected in our Rules of Procedure, consistent format for reports and a consistent approach in what my office would be looking for when doing a... read more

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June 10, 2019

Update to The Rules of Procedure

In September of 2018, my office posted the Rules of Procedure. It had been posted after a draft copy was available for review during 2018. It was time to further review and update the Rules. A number of minor changes have been made to improve the wording and clarity of the documents. I will not... 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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April 12, 2019 - Kayla Little, Practicum Student, Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Health Information Management

Are you considering eCommunication?

Many might associate the term eCommunication with a smartphone or laptop, but the term goes beyond your everyday communication devices. eCommunication, or electronic communication, is a continuously growing method of communicating between individuals. In healthcare, eCommunications tools are emerging to assist trustees in managing patients’ healthcare by communicating with patients and other healthcare providers. Some... read more

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