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June 26, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Ninth Annual Report

I was pleased to table my ninth Annual Report since being appointed the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan. The main themes in the report are protection of our data (personal information), progress we have made in resolving a complaint or issuing a report within 180 days and the need to modernize the freedom of... read more

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June 22, 2023 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Privacy Impact Assessments

Back in 2015, my office blogged privacy impact assessments (PIA). It has been awhile since then so I thought I would highlight our PIA resources once again! What is a privacy impact assessment (PIA)? A PIA is a process that assists organizations in assessing whether a project, program, or process complies with the applicable access... read more

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June 14, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Thieves Steal a Server From a Law Firm

I became aware of a case in Alberta, where thieves stole a computer from a law firm. Law firms hold a lot of information about their clients. Some of the information can be personal information and some can be personal health information, and the rest is usually viewed as highly confidential. Law firms, like any... read more

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

Interview with the Ombud of New Brunswick, Marie-France Pelletier

In Canada, we have an interesting situation where the oversight bodies for access and privacy are structured differently. Canada splits the roles; thus, we have a Privacy Commissioner and an Access to Information Commissioner. A number of provinces have a commissioner responsible for both access and privacy. In other provinces the person may be the... read more

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