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August 31, 2023 - Andrew Livingstone, Intake Officer

Making a Privacy Complaint for Someone Else?

Often, our office is contacted by individuals who are concerned about the inappropriate disclosure of personal information that is not their own. If this is you, then perhaps you are attempting to complain on behalf of a loved one; or you’ve received the personal information of a stranger, and you’re willing to go out of... read more

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August 23, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner

Update to the Rules of Procedure

Some time ago my office developed the Rules of Procedure to assist public bodies, trustees, third parties and residents to know what our processes were and what timelines we attempted to operate under. Currently, our target starting with receiving a request for review to resolving a matter by issuing a report, is 180 days. I... read more

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August 15, 2023 - Adzo Baku, Analyst

A Near Attack

A few weeks into a new role, Jane received an interesting email supposedly from her “colleague” Stacy.  Stacy welcomed Jane to the team and asked for some time in her day. There was, of course, a smart attempt to cover up any tracks – a clause about Stacy entering a meeting and was only available... read more

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August 1, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Updated HIPA Regulations and Proclaiming Certain Subsections of HIPA

Effective August 1, 2023, certain subsections of the Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) subsection 17(1), 18(2) and 18(4), have been proclaimed. Also, effective August 1 a new version of the HIPA regulations is in effect and should be available by the end of the week here. Below is a Q & A sheet issued by... read more

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