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November 22, 2018

News Release for Review Report 204-2018 Northern Village of Pinehouse

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski Q.C., has issued his Review Report 204-2018 involving the Northern Village of Pinehouse. Kruzeniski stated: My office will have now issued 13 Review Reports between 2013 and 2018 involving the Village. 12 of these reports deal with section 7 responses not being provided, delays in providing it... read more

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September 17, 2018

Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians call for privacy regulation and oversight of political parties

In a joint resolution, Canada’s Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners have called on governments to pass legislation requiring political parties to comply with globally recognized privacy principles, to provide Canadians with access to the personal information they hold about them, and to provide for independent oversight to verify and enforce privacy compliance. Recent events... read more

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May 20, 2018

Sask. IPC Tables 2017-2018 Annual Report

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ronald J. Kruzeniski, Q.C., has submitted his office’s 2017-2018 Annual Report to the Legislative Assembly.  Kruzeniski stated: “It is wise to take steps to reduce the risks of breaches of privacy.” In this year’s Report, he noted his office conducted 117 privacy breach investigations including issuing a number of reports... read more

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December 14, 2017

Amendments to FOIP and LA FOIP Proclaimed

The government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed Bill No. 30, An Act to amend The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Bill No. 31, An Act to amend The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act effective January 1, 2018.  My office made proposals for the amendments of these Acts... read more

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