Passkeys instead of passwords

White House issues Executive Order on AI

English Information Commissioner issues guidance re: monitoring workers

Amendments to the FOIP Regulations

Chief Information Officer of Canada bans WeChat and Kaspersky applications from government-issued mobile devices

Ontario IPC investigates hospital breaches

Toronto Public Library breach

Federal public servants information breached

Ontario IPC issues draft digital charter for schools

Federal Commissioner posts personal information glossary

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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June 22, 2023 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Privacy Impact Assessments

Back in 2015, my office blogged privacy impact assessments (PIA). It has been awhile since then so I thought I would highlight our PIA resources once again! What is a privacy impact assessment (PIA)? A PIA is a process that assists organizations in assessing whether a project, program, or process complies with the applicable access... read more

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