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October 17, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Saskatchewan Business and Privacy (updated)

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has issued a guidance document entitled Privacy Guide for Businesses. You may ask, “Does it apply to businesses or organizations in Saskatchewan?” The answer is yes, it does. The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a federal statute that applies to businesses in Saskatchewan. If you... read more

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May 30, 2023 - Alyx Larocque, Executive Director of Research, Policy & Compliance

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available!

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available! Chapter 3 is all about access to records. The standard updates that were completed include: Fixing minor errors (typos, grammatical errors etc.); and Adding some new IPC Findings where relevant. Some new sections were also added to... read more

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February 22, 2018 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Technology and function creep

“I love technology, But not as much as you, you see. But I still love technology. Always and forever.” Kip from the movie Napoleon Dynamite Technology takes on a central role in most, if not all, workplaces. It is difficult to imagine a workplace without computers. Further, cloud computing is enabling workplaces to organize themselves... read more

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December 5, 2017 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

Closing a Practice

Back in 2011, this office issued an Advisory to address concerns we had at the time regarding abandoned patient records. That resource was titled, Advisory for Saskatchewan Trustees for Record Disposition. This office now again is looking to provide some advice to trustees that are winding up his or her practice as additional cases of... read more

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