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Tag: clarifying access requests

April 4, 2024 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Duty to Assist – Ask, What Do You Need?

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) since 2018, have a section on the duty to assist, it provides as follows: 5.1(1) Subject to this Act and the regulations, a government institution shall respond to a written request... read more

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October 17, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

A Good Access Request (updated)

You want some information from a government ministry, board, agency, Crown corporation, or from a city, town, village, rural municipality, university, school, library or health trustee. First, try the informal method, which is finding out who makes decisions regarding releasing information, maybe the director or a supervisor, and request by telephone or email the information... read more

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April 3, 2023 - Michelle Head, Intake Officer

The (Work) Life of an Intake Officer

When you contact the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner’s office with a request for review, breach of privacy complaint, or a general inquiry, you will first be dealing with us, the Intake Officers. Since the Intake Officer is generally your first point of contact with our office, I feel that it is important to spread... read more

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