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January 10, 2018 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Updates to the IPC Guide to Exemptions

Today our office posted an updated version of its resource, IPC Guide to Exemptions (Guide).  It is dated January 5, 2018.  The updates reflect some of the amendments recently made to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP).... read more

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January 5, 2018 - Danielle Malach, Analyst

Amendments to LA FOIP and Police Services

As of January 1, 2018, Saskatchewan police services, regional police services or boards, as defined in The Police Act, 1990, will be subject to The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP).  Below I will highlight the amendments to LA FOIP that apply to police services, regional police services and... read more

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January 2, 2018 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

Real Risk of Significant Harm

Once it is confirmed that a privacy breach occurred, the new breach notification provision in FOIP and LA FOIP require the public body to consider if, as a result of the incident, there is a real risk of significant harm that may come to the affected individual. If so, then breach notification is mandatory. The... read more

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December 8, 2017 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Privacy versus Confidentiality

Privacy and confidentiality are two concepts often mistaken to be the same thing. In terms of information, privacy is the right of an individual to have some control over how his or her personal information (or personal health information) is collected, used, and/or disclosed. In Saskatchewan, individuals’ privacy is maintained through FOIP, LA FOIP and... read more

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