Data Privacy is January 28, 2023. Our office has put together a brief presentation, to learn more please see our blog which has a link to the presentation here.

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September 28, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Right to Know Day

Once a year those interested in ensuring citizens have a right to obtain information from government, at all levels, take time to talk about the importance of the right to know. This year I chatted with Aaron Orban. Aaron is the Executive Director of Audit, Information Management and Safety – Integrated Justice Services. He provided me with... read more

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September 28, 2022 - Julie Ursu, Manager of Communication

Life as the New Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Earlier this month Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski had the pleasure of inviting Phillipe Dufresne, as a guest speaker on Un-redacted, The Sask IPC podcast. Phillippe was appointed Privacy Commissioner of Canada in June 2022. During their conversation, Commissioner Dufresne invites us in for a sneak peek at what life has been like in the first three... read more

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September 7, 2022 - Diane Aldridge, Deputy Commissioner

Does Privacy Hinder Patient Care?

Recently, I read an article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix titled, Borderline: Why health record privacy hinders patient care in Lloydminster (part 2), and it caused me to pause. Now, my office has not yet received any specific complaints about cross border sharing of personal health information, so we have yet to fully explore what the... read more

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August 17, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Enhancing Efficiencies: Updates to The Rules of Procedure

Our pursuit of continuous improvement has recently focused on the procedures we follow to process reviews and investigations related to access to information requests and privacy complaints. This included a careful examination of the impact of issuing a draft report and sharing an index of records. We also considered our rules about how and when... read more

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