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

Interview with Diane Poitras “présidente et juge administrative, Commission d’accès à l’information”

Bill 64 has been passed by the Quebec parliament and I was able to discuss the changes in Quebec access to information laws with Diane Poitras, president of the Access to Information Commission (présidente et juge administrative, Commission d’accès à l’information). We have created a podcast in English and a second almost all in French.... read more

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October 29, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

A Pandemic Binder

On March 15, 2020, as discussions regarding the pandemic were mounting, I would not have thought there would be so many access and privacy issues. At the end of April, I am amazed how many issues have surfaced. As issues surfaced in Saskatchewan, my office has attempted to develop a blog, statement, or advisory. As... read more

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October 21, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Updated-Sources of Legal Authority for Asking for Proof of Vaccination

In interviews, I have been encouraging organizations as they develop a policy or process for asking workers or patrons for proof of vaccination that they first determine whether they have the legal authority to ask. I have encouraged organizations to check with their legal counsel. The Government of Saskatchewan has issued The Public Employers’ COVID-19... read more

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October 7, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Podcast: A discussion with the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner on private sector privacy legislation

First Podcast I thought it was time I entered the world of podcasts. It is an excellent tool for having a discussion with someone who has expertise in a particular area. It works best when it is conversational and allows greater time to be spent on a topic. My first guest is Patricia Kosseim, the... read more

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