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March 14, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Ontario introduces legislation regarding employee electronic monitoring

The Ontario government has introduced Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, which among other things proposes section 41.1.1, which requires an employer with more than 25 employees to provide employees with a policy indicating what employees’ digital activity is being monitored. Electronic monitoring is not defined. Employees will have to determine the scope and... read more

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March 10, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

In Conversation with Diane McLeod-McKay, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Yukon

The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner introduced a new Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPP), which came into force on April 1, 2021. As the Act’s first anniversary looms, I thought it would be helpful to discuss how implementation of the new Act has gone. Diane and I talked about the history,... read more

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March 2, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

RIM Best Practices

Records and Information Management (RIM) practices are important for any organization. My office has developed a guide dealing with RIM. The guide contains many best practices that an organization can adopt. The goal here is that an organization implement best practices which over time become every day practices. Check out the guide here. This guide... read more

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February 15, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Updated – February 15, 2022 Sources of Legal Authority for Asking for Proof of Vaccination

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 had issued The Public Employers’ COVID-19 Emergency Regulations, The... read more

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