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October 24, 2022

Privacy and Transparency in the Digital Identity Ecosystem in Canada

The federal, provincial and territorial Information and Privacy Commissioners across Canada recognize the many potential benefits of a privacy-respecting and secure digital identity for use by Canadians. The development of which is part of a broader global trend intended to enable individuals, businesses and devices to securely and efficiently connect with one another. To be... read more

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September 21, 2022

Canadian Information and Privacy Regulators Urge Governments, Health Sector Institutions and Health Providers to Strengthen Safeguards for Sharing Personal Health Information

In a joint resolution released today, Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial information and privacy commissioners and ombudspersons are calling for a concerted effort across the healthcare sector to modernize and strengthen privacy protections for sharing personal health information. Because of the pandemic, the shift to virtual care came quickly, maybe without enough time for a... read more

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June 28, 2022

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Tables 2021-2022 Annual Report

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski, Q.C., has tabled his office’s 2021-2022 Annual Report: Time for a Digital ID, with the Legislative Assembly. In his report, the Commissioner addresses the need for the development of a Digital ID for Saskatchewan residents, the move toward virtual health care, the systemic issue of misdirected faxes... read more

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June 28, 2021

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Tables 2020-2021 Annual Report

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski, Q.C., has tabled his office’s 2020-2021 Annual Report: Change is in the Air, with the Legislative Assembly. In his report, the Commissioner addresses the need to update Saskatchewan’s access and privacy legislation. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Local Authority Freedom of... read more

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