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July 31, 2023 - Renee Barrette, Analyst

Severing Email Records

My office released a blog in June of 2017 regarding the obligation under section 8 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) and section 38(2) of The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) to release as much information... read more

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July 27, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

RIM Executive Training

I just received an email announcing that the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan has completed a new records and information management (RIM) training module specifically for executives. The 30-min module introduces basic RIM concepts and explains the importance of an effective RIM program. The training is available on LEARN (PSC Client): TR-01420 – Introduction to Records... read more

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July 13, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Michael Harvey and the Eastern Health Breach

I was most pleased to sit down and discuss with Michael Harvey, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Newfoundland, the breach that occurred affecting many citizens of Newfoundland. In part 1 of our discussion, we talk about Michael’s background particularly in the health sector. In part 2, we discuss the Eastern Health breach, the report... read more

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June 29, 2023 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Delegation of Powers and Duties Under LA FOIP

Frequently, my office is asked by municipalities on how to prepare a delegation instrument where the “head” of the municipality may delegate their powers and/or duties under LA FOIP to one or more employees. In many cases, it is the mayor or reeve who wishes to delegate their powers and duties under LA FOIP to... read more

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