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

Tag: duty to protect

November 23, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Privacy in Organizations not Subject to Legislation

I received a call a few days ago from someone who worked in an organization that is not subject to privacy legislation provincial or federally. The question posed to me was what are the organization’s privacy obligations? I first had to say, you are not subject to provincial legislation and so there are really no... 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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July 27, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

RIM Executive Training

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan has completed a new records and information management (RIM) training module specifically for executives. The 30-min module introduces basic RIM concepts and explains the importance of an effective RIM program. The training is available on LEARN (PSC Client): TR-01420 – Introduction to Records and Information Management. If you do not... read more

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February 14, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Ontario – Using Faxes in Health Care

In Saskatchewan, my office has done numerous reports on misdirected faxes. See our blog Raising Awareness of the Facts about Fax. The access and privacy commissioners across Canada have passed a resolution encouraging the discontinuance of fax machines in the health care sector. See the resolution. The Federal Privacy Commissioner has issued an updated guidance... read more

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