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October 7, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Podcast: A discussion with the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner on private sector privacy legislation

First Podcast I thought it was time I entered the world of podcasts. It is an excellent tool for having a discussion with someone who has expertise in a particular area. It works best when it is conversational and allows greater time to be spent on a topic. My first guest is Patricia Kosseim, the... read more

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October 4, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Sources of Legal Authority for Asking for Proof of Vaccination

In interviews, I have been encouraging organizations as they develop a policy or process for asking workers or patrons for proof of vaccination that they first determine whether they have the legal authority to ask. I have encouraged organizations to check with their legal counsel. The Government of Saskatchewan has issued The Public Employers’ COVID-19... read more

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September 27, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

An activity booklet for kids

The Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner released a privacy activity book, Privacy Pursuit! Games and Activities for Kids, to help kids better understand and protect their online privacy. In her blog she says: This new activity booklet is designed to help kids learn more about online privacy through games like word searches, crossword puzzles, cryptograms,... read more

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September 9, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Further Change in the Air

In my annual report, I talked about legislative change occurring across the country. That change continues. Nova Scotia’s recently elected Premier has announced that Nova Scotia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will be updated. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act has not had a significant update since 1993. It... read more

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