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March 27, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Balancing Public Interest and Privacy in a Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic becomes more real in our province, the expectation of citizens and in fact, their need for public information grow. The public needs information in order to make decisions on how to best protect themselves and their families. In addition, as the pandemic grows there are more patients and their right to... read more

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March 18, 2020 - Jennifer Squires, Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

An Introduction to “In the Door, Out the Door”: A New Resource to Assist in Processing Access to Information Requests

The Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, has been hard at work developing a new online training tool to help anyone who processes access requests under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This new training module follows the path... read more

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March 5, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Remembering a former Commissioner

On March 1, 2020, Richard (Dick) Rendek, Q.C. passed away at the age of 88. He was the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner from July 2002 to October 2003. He was remembered in the Legislative Assembly on March 5th, 2020. As our office is a relatively new office, this is the first time we have... read more

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