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April 15, 2021 - Tristan Hungle, Manager of Administration

Secure electronic file transfers: LiquidFiles and other platforms

“The pandemic has changed the way that we work.” You have probably heard this several times over the past year, from just about every industry imaginable, and the same is true for us here at the IPC. A key component of our work involves the exchange of sensitive information. This has evolved over the years,... read more

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April 7, 2021 - Kara Philip, Manager of Communication

A welcome change: a list of website updates

You’ve probably noticed some changes around here over the last several weeks. Five years ago our office rebranded and redesigned our website. As traffic to our site increased and website content grew, we felt it was time to add new functionality to improve the user experience. The following is a list of some of the... read more

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

Vaccines

As vaccines are now available and some of our population has been vaccinated and others will be vaccinated soon, the issue of requiring people to be vaccinated or requiring people to show or provide a vaccination certificate will be front and center. On December 11, 2020, my office posted an Advisory on vaccinations. I thought... read more

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February 25, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

UPDATED – Can You Bring an Action or Class Action for the Tort of Violation of Privacy in Saskatchewan?

I was asked whether a person could sue or be part of a class action in Saskatchewan for a breach of privacy. The Privacy Act provides in section 2, that it is a tort, actionable without proof of damage, for a person willfully and without claim of right, to violate the privacy of another. In section 7,... read more

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