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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 X @SaskIPC.

Episode 26:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski sits down and talks to Andrew Will, CEO of the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) regarding the announcement of a plan to provide privacy training to all its staff on an annual basis.

Episode 25:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski talks with Michael Webster, the Privacy Commissioner in New Zealand about the important privacy issues and commonality of these issues in our two countries.

Episode 24:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses the issues and challenges of being a commissioner in a territory that has great distances and small populations with Graham Steele, the first resident Information and Privacy Commissioner for the territory of Nunavut.

Episode 23:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses proposals for legislative reform made by Tricia Ralph, Information and Privacy Commissioner for Nova Scotia.

Episode 22:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski sits down with Sharon Polsky, President of the Privacy and Access Council of Canada to discuss PACC’s accomplishments over the past year and objectives for 2024. For more information on becoming a member, go to https://pacc-ccap.ca/ and click on “get involved.”

Episode 21:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski sits down with Jason Pedlar, Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Yukon to discuss his plans and challenges for the office.

Episode 20:

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski sits down with Diane McLeod, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta to listen to her thoughts on the issues and challenges of being Commissioner.

Episode 19: Part II

In Part II, Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski discusses the eastern health breach, report and recommendations with Michael Harvey, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Newfoundland.

Episode 19: Part I

Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski talks with Information and Privacy Commissioner of Newfoundland, Michael Harvey regarding a significant breach affecting eastern health. Part I focuses on Michael’s employment history, and whether his roles in health community services created a reasonable apprehension of bias.

Episode 18:

Commissioner Kruzeniski tables his ninth annual report since being appointed the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan. The main themes in the report are protection of data, progress made and the need to modernize the freedom of information legislation.

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.