Ontario Proposing Legislation To Better Protect Children

Sophisticated Cyber attacks on BC

Microsoft to make security a top priority

Ontario introduces cybersecurity bill

Ontario IPC probes government use of non-government email accounts

Federal Privacy Commissioner launches breach reporting tool

Ontario IPC issues guidelines on third party procurement

Sask. Privacy Commissioner asks for authority to compel compliance


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June 24, 2024 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Discussion with the first Privacy Commissioner in Bermuda

I recently had the pleasure of talking to Alexander White, the first Privacy Commissioner in Bermuda. He had the challenge of setting up an office and informing citizens on the island of their privacy rights and obligations. In 2013, he hosted the Global Privacy Assembly’s annual meeting with about 500 participants. Alex has been re-appointed... read more

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June 20, 2024 - Julie Ursu, Manager of Communication

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Tables 2023-2024 Annual Report

Commissioner Ronald J. Kruzeniski, K.C., has tabled his office’s 2023-2024 Annual Report with the Legislative Assembly. It is with great significance that the theme of his final Annual Report is titled Change, for a number of reasons including that this will be his last one. In this Annual Report, Commissioner Kruzeniski has reflected back on... read more

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June 19, 2024 - Diane Aldridge, Deputy Commissioner

The Search for Personal Health Information (updated)

When a patient (applicant) makes an access to information request for their personal health information, the search for responsive records may not be as easy as just checking out the health records department. The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) applies to all personal health information in the custody or control of a trustee regardless of... read more

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May 28, 2024 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Ontario Introduced Bill 194

On May 13, 2024, the Ontario government introduced Bill 194: the Strengthening Cyber Security and Building Trust in the Public Sector Act, 2024, which deals with cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) and The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Ontario. You can review Bill 194 here and for a good summary you can... read more

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