Ontario IPC issues guidance on police use of facial recognition and mug shots

European Parliament passes landmark AI Act on March 13

UK AI regulation bill receives second reading

AI Notetakers – the risks and benefits

UN adopts AI resolution which focuses on safety

Ontario school boards sue makers of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok

Tennessee Elvis Act, replication of voices” by AI

Australian government proposes to implement AI changes

Podcast -Ontario IPC discusses facial recognition

Draft American Privacy Act introduced

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March 27, 2024 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

When We Cannot Help You

My office gets calls from residents when they are expecting us to solve their problem. We receive approximately 1300 calls a year. Some of those citizens have called other agencies or public bodies. They may have called the Ombudsman or the Advocate for Children and Youth office, the Ministry of Social Services, Saskatchewan Human Rights... read more

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September 28, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Submission on Legislative Changes to The Saskatchewan Employment Act

The Government of Saskatchewan embarked upon a review of The Saskatchewan Employment Act (SEA) by issuing a discussion paper, on “Review of the Employment Standards Provisions of The Saskatchewan Employment Act and Associated Regulations.” The government has invited individuals and organizations to provide comments on changes to the Act and regulations. I have been concerned that... read more

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September 27, 2023 - Rick Yachiw, Director of Compliance

Data Residency Outside Canada for Trustees

Trustees often ask our office about the use of an information management service provider (IMSP) to manage personal health information. Some want to know about using IMSPs linked to companies outside Canada. Once personal health information leaves Canada, it becomes subject to the laws of the country where it resides. If an individual’s personal health... read more

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September 6, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Collection/Disclosure; A Two-Step Analysis (updated)

When personal information or personal health information (information) is shared by one public body with another, the issue arises as to who has the authority to disclose and who has the authority to collect. Many collections of information happen when you or I visit a public body, apply for a service or benefit and fill... read more

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