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February 3, 2020 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Records blowing in the wind – Saskatchewan needs a private-sector privacy law

Citizens in Regina had a difficult time navigating Victoria Avenue on Wednesday January 22, 2020. Boxes and papers that had spilled out of the back of a truck blocked the road. It was determined that the papers contained the personal information of citizens and that the owner of the papers was a private-sector business for... read more

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January 30, 2020 - Rick Yachiw, Analyst

Rural Municipalities – so, how should you manage personal information?

In Saskatchewan, rural municipalities (R.M.) are governed by The Municipalities Act, and the R.M.’s activities are carried out by an elected council. Some of council activities include, among others: to represent the public and interests of the municipality; to develop and evaluate municipal policies, programs and services; to participate in council meetings; and to ensure... read more

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October 11, 2019 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

MySaskHealthRecord

On October 8, 2019, the government and eHealth launched MySaskHealthRecord. The news release stated, “New Website Allows Saskatchewan Residents to Access Their Personal Health Information Anywhere, Anytime”. This is an exciting first step in allowing citizens to access their own personal health information. It allows them to get lab results, imaging reports, and details of... read more

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