Data Privacy is January 28, 2023. Our office has put together a brief presentation, to learn more please see our blog which has a link to the presentation here.


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January 5, 2023 - Lisa Long, Intake Officer

How to Complain (Effectively)

Before our office can investigate a privacy complaint, the concern needs to be raised in writing to the public body or health trustee that you believe breached your privacy.  A thoughtfully crafted complaint makes it easier for the health trustee or public body to work with you to find a solution to your concerns. It... read more

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January 4, 2023 - Renee Barrette, Analyst

Access, Privacy, Children and Joint Legal Custodians

Commissioner Kruzeniski’s blog UPDATED: Who Signs for a Child? described the rules under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) applicable to legal custodians. The Commissioner explained that subsections 59(d) of FOIP,... read more

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December 29, 2022 - Lisa Long, Intake Officer

What to do if you Receive a Privacy Breach Notification

Receiving notice that you are an affected individual in a privacy breach can be stressful, and you may be wondering what your options are. Here are some answers to common questions that our office receives when people find out that they may be impacted by a privacy breach. Why am I receiving this notice? Generally... read more

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

Discussion with Kris Klein, Managing Director of IAPP for Canada

IAPP is an international organization with a focus on access and privacy around the world. In this podcast, Kris Klein, managing director of IAPP for Canada talks about how the IAPP association has grown both internationally and in Canada. For more on this discussion, you can listen here. read more

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