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March 2, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

UPDATED – Advisory from the IPC on questions regarding vaccines for organizations, employers and health trustees

Announcements regarding the approval of vaccines for COVID-19 has been greeted with excitement. The roll out of vaccines is occurring in our province and in other provinces in Canada. As citizens receive the vaccine, questions arise as to how organizations, health trustees and employers will handle this new reality. In my Advisory from the Office... read more

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January 8, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Saskatchewan IPC finds ransomware attack results in one of the largest privacy breaches in this province involving citizens’ most sensitive data

An investigation by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan has found that eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth), the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the Ministry of Health (Health) were the victims of a ransomware attack in late December 2019 and early January 2020, resulting in one of the largest privacy breaches in this province. On December... read more

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December 11, 2020

Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on questions regarding vaccines for organizations, employers and health trustees

Announcements regarding the development of vaccines for COVID-19 has been greeted with excitement. There are still steps to go before the roll out of a vaccine, such as approval, delivery and administering the vaccine. As citizens receive the vaccine, questions arise as to how organizations, health trustees and employers will handle this new reality. In... read more

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September 8, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

UPDATED – Advisory from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan to Teachers, School Boards, Parents and Students

The pandemic initially resulted in classes being suspended and students staying at home. Now that September is here, schools are reopening, but schools are also offering students the option to learn remotely from home. School Divisions and teachers have been planning during August, selecting the online learning platforms and preparing to use those platforms for... read more

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