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November 22, 2022 - Tristan Hungle, Director of Corporate Services

Cybersecurity Awareness

October was Cybersecurity awareness month in Canada. Cybersecurity is everyone within an organization’s responsibility, and a solid regime requires proper policies, procedures, technical safeguards, and training. Ask any cybersecurity expert, and they will tell you the single biggest risk to an organization’s systems and information is the people who already have access to it. A... read more

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November 10, 2022 - Tristan Hungle, Director of Corporate Services

File Path Frustrations

Good records management assists in compliance with access and privacy obligations. It requires properly identifying and classifying records. For electronic records, files need a meaningful name and categorization. This all seems simple, but what if your system is working against this goal, and you cannot properly name your files? We encountered this issue after switching... read more

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October 3, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Can’t Do my Job if I Don’t Get the Record

I have written the minister of Social Services asking that he consider introducing an amendment to The Child and Family Services Act or the regulations. Without this amendment it is not possible to do my job properly. The open letter is here. read more

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September 30, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Knowledge can be a Gateway to Truth and Reconciliation

Today is Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Page 12 of Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future:  Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada states, “Without truth, justice, and healing, there can be no genuine reconciliation. Reconciliation is not about “closing a sad chapter of Canada’s past,”... read more

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