Federal Privacy Commissioner on Bill c-27 news release.

Report into the 2021 cyber attack on Newfoundland health information systems released.

Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced his office is launching a joint investigation into OpenAI

Federal Privacy Commissioner launches new guidance on workplace privacy

Cybersecurity: Best Practices for Setting Up a Security Operations Centre

Alberta IPC finds risk of significant harm from stolen server.

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available!

Steps for effectively deploying multi-factor authentication.

Concerns about AI

Federal Privacy Commissioner issued updated guidance on privacy in the work place

Media - Un-redacted, The Sask IPC Podcast

Un-redacted, The Sask IPC Podcast

If you are as excited about access and privacy matters as we are and want to stay up to date on current topics in the field, then this podcast is for you!

Un-redacted, the Saskatchewan IPC Podcast, hosted by Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan will keep you up to date on current events and changes to access and privacy legislation. Our host will be reaching out and interviewing various experts in the area to get insight into current trends affecting our world while keeping the public informed on changes to legislation as they occur. If you like what you hear, let us know and follow us on twitter @SaskIPC.

Episode 17: 

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski speaks with Marie-France Pelletier about her various roles as the ombudsman, access and privacy commissioner and whistle blower commissioner of New Brunswick.

Episode 16:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski and Craig Zawada discuss issues related to security and protection of data. Craig is a practicing lawyer in Saskatchewan with a passion for security of data and protecting it, specifically in the legal realm.

Episode 15:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses how the IAPP association has grown both internationally and in Canada with Kris Klein, Managing Director of IAPP in Canada.

Episode 14:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski speaks with Cosanna Preston-Idedia, Vice President, Advisory Services for the Digital Identity Laboratory of Canada on the issue of digital ID. Cosanna provides insight into the current state of affairs with digital credentials internationally and in Canada.

Episode 13:

On Right to Know Day, Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski talks with Aaron Orban, Executive Director of Audit, Information Management and Safety – Integrated Justice Services. During this discussion, they talk about the number of requests for information received in a year by the Government of Saskatchewan and the ability to process those requests within the legislated timelines.

Episode 12:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski invites Phillippe Dufresne, Privacy Commissioner of Canada to discuss what life has been like in the first three months of his term, his thoughts on the direction our country should take on digital identity and some of the challenges ahead.

Episode 11:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski talks with Daniel Therrien about the challenges and accomplishments he has faced in the last eight years as the federal Privacy Commissioner and his outlook for the future prior to his appointment ending in June 2022.

Episode 10:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses open banking with Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.

Episode 9:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses synthetic data with Khaled El Emam, Canada’s research chair and professor for the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa.

Episode 8:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses the changes and challenges of the latest version of The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, with Diane McLeod-McKay, the Yukon Ombudsman and Information & Privacy Commissioner at Yukon Ombudsman and Information & Privacy Commissioner.

Episode 7:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski speaks with Jill Clayton, Information and Privacy Commissioner in Alberta and discusses the accomplishments achieved in her term as Commissioner and thoughts about the future.

Episode 6:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses legislative initiatives surrounding Bill 22, an act to amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (public sector legislation) and the special Committee report on BC’s private sector legislation with the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, Michael McEvoy.

Episode 5:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses Bill 118 regarding non-disclosure agreements, its history, main features and application with Denise Doiron, the Information and Privacy Commissioner in PEI.

Episode 4:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski and Information Commissioner of Canada, Caroline Maynard discuss the latest amendments to her legislation, the review taking place and volume of work in her office.

Episode 3:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses the greatest challenges facing the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan and how technological advances have impacted record keeping practices with Saskatchewan Provincial Archivist Carol Radford-Grant.

Episode 2:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses bill 64, an act to modernize legislative provisions in regard to the protection of personal information with Diane Poitras, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Quebec. The discussion focuses on the main goals of the bill and the changes that will have the most positive impact on privacy.

Le commissaire Ron Kruzeniski discute du projet de loi 64, une loi modernisant la législation en matière de protection des renseignements personnels, avec Diane Poitras, présidente de la Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec. La discussion porte essentiellement sur les objectifs de cette loi et les principales modifications qui auront un impact positif sur la protection des renseignements personnels.

Episode 1:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses Ontario’s consultation paper and white paper regarding private sector access and privacy legislation with Patricia Kosseim, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner.