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May 22, 2015 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

When Salary is Open to Public Scrutiny

The starting point of determining whether or not your salary is releasable starts with what access and privacy law applies to you in your circumstance. If you work for a government institution or local authority, then your salary is not considered your personal information. Why does it matter if it is or is not considered... read more

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March 19, 2015 - Lori Sabiston, Acting Senior Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

Upcoming Saskatchewan Connections Conference 2015

In my role as Acting Senior Access and Privacy Consultant with the Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, I often get to take part in interesting and exciting opportunities. For example, I am a member of the Working Group who has developed the Agenda for the 2015 Saskatchewan Connections Conference, which will be held... read more

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March 9, 2015 - Wayne MacDonald, Chair, 2015 Access and Privacy Conference

University of Alberta’s 2015 Access and Privacy Conference Hits Another Home Run!

The Faculty of Extension’s annual national access and privacy conference is recognized across Canada as the best conference of its kind! 2015 marks the thirteenth year that the University of Alberta is delivering its award winning conference format. This year’s conference is scheduled for June 10th, 11th and12th and will be held at the Marriott... read more

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March 4, 2015 - Chantal Bernier, LL.B., LL.M, Dentons Canada LLP, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Senior fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa

ISO/IEC 27018 Standard for Privacy on the Cloud – The Meaning for Public Bodies

Thanks to the foresight of Jennifer Stoddard, then Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) was a significant contributor to the drafting of ISO/IEC Standard 27018 – A Code of Practice for PII protection in public clouds acting as PII processors. The Standard was adopted on April 25, 2014.... read more

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