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July 15, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Who is “Fake Ron”?

Staff in my office received an email from me, but it wasn’t from me. They dubbed it, “Fake Ron”. Apparently, I wanted the recipient of the email to do me a favor. This fake email attempting to use my name is a good reminder to me and the staff of my office that there are... read more

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July 13, 2022 - Rick Yachiw, Analyst

Learned Helplessness in the World of Data Privacy

A theory in the study of psychology suggests we simply give up if we believe we have no control over what happens to us. This theory, discovered by psychologists Martin Seligman and Steven Maier, is known as “learned helplessness.” The theory is straightforward: when we are subjected to something repeatedly and feel as though we... read more

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July 5, 2022 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Absurd Results: Part II

In 2017, the Commissioner posted a blog entry about absurd results. He provided examples of absurd results that can be reached when interpreting and applying The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA).... read more

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

Annual Report tabled today

I am pleased to have tabled my 8th Annual Report with the Honorable Randy Weekes, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.  In that report, I focus on four issues. The first is the need for a Saskatchewan digital ID. I encourage this with certain understandings. Second, I discuss Virtual Health Care platforms and ten... read more

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