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July 22, 2015 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Continuous Improvement

If you’ve read some of our other blogs, you will know by now the IPC is always trying to improve our processes for all those involved. We recently went through our second lean event since the new Commissioner came on board. We made a few changes to our procedures. Some of the changes only effect... read more

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July 20, 2015 - Ed Ring, Newfoundland Information and Privacy Commissioner

New Legislation in Newfoundland

The new ATIPPA, 2015 has transformed the access to information landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador. Following the setbacks of Bill 29, Newfoundland and Labrador has been recognized as a leader in the world because of this new legislation. The purpose of facilitating democracy is clearly stated in the new legislation and tools such as a... read more

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June 3, 2015 - Kayla Oishi, Early Resolution Officer

The (Work) Life of an Early Resolution Officer

When you come to the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner’s (IPC) office with a request for review or breach of privacy complaint, you will first be dealing with us—the Early Resolution Officers (EROs). We are really nice, I swear! The Early Resolution process at the IPC is relatively new, so I feel that it is... read more

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June 2, 2015 - Danielle Graff and Kristel Kriel, MacPherson Leslie and Tyerman LLP

Is there Such a Thing as “Internet Privacy”?

We recently had an opportunity to speak at the 2015 “Law in Your Life” series hosted by CBA Saskatchewan and the Regina Public Library. Every year, the Saskatchewan Section of the Canadian Bar Association organizes this series of informative legal sessions as part of the national “Law Day” event. The purpose of Law Day is... read more

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