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March 17, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on COVID-19

Privacy in the Context of COVID-19 Privacy laws are not a barrier to appropriate information sharing in an epidemic. It is important that public bodies, health trustees and private sector organizations know how personal information or personal health information may be shared during an epidemic. How Information May be Shared under Saskatchewan’s Privacy Laws Saskatchewan... read more

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January 16, 2020

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on eHealth Saskatchewan Potential Privacy Breach

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan is investigating a cyberattack affecting eHealth and potentially health care information The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan (IPC) is undertaking an investigation into a cyberattack on the computer systems of eHealth. eHealth is Saskatchewan’s main service provider of health information in... read more

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December 19, 2019

Statement from Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on LifeLabs Privacy Breach

The office of the Commissioner is investigating a cyberattack affecting health care information of millions of customers in Canada and approximately 93,000 residents in Saskatchewan  Thursday, December 19, 2019 – The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan (IPC) is undertaking an investigation into a cyberattack on the computer systems of Canadian laboratory... read more

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November 6, 2019

Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians urge governments to modernize legislation to better protect Canadians

Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners from across Canada are urging their governments to modernize access to information and privacy laws. In a joint resolution, Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians note that along with its many benefits, the rapid advancement of technologies has had an impact on fundamental democratic principles and human rights,... read more

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