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April 3, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner on Access to Information During a Pandemic

The question has been raised: What about access requests during a pandemic? In Saskatchewan, 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) are still in force. Citizens of Saskatchewan still have the right... read more

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April 3, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan on Transparency in a Pandemic

As we all know, we are in the middle of a pandemic and many are working hard to protect Saskatchewan. Many are working long hours and assuming risks. All of us need a certain amount of information about the spread of COVID-19 in our province. I have written earlier about a pandemic and privacy and... 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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