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August 24, 2015 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Surveillance in Personal Care Homes: A Case Study

We often get questions from those working in personal care homes and family members of the residents about the use of hidden video surveillance. So we thought we would share some of our thoughts on the issue. Imagine this scenario: Family members of Jane, an elderly woman with dementia, suspect that she is being mistreated... read more

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June 2, 2015 - Danielle Graff and Kristel Kriel, MacPherson Leslie and Tyerman LLP

Is there Such a Thing as “Internet Privacy”?

We recently had an opportunity to speak at the 2015 “Law in Your Life” series hosted by CBA Saskatchewan and the Regina Public Library. Every year, the Saskatchewan Section of the Canadian Bar Association organizes this series of informative legal sessions as part of the national “Law Day” event. The purpose of Law Day is... read more

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March 4, 2015 - Chantal Bernier, LL.B., LL.M, Dentons Canada LLP, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Senior fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa

ISO/IEC 27018 Standard for Privacy on the Cloud – The Meaning for Public Bodies

Thanks to the foresight of Jennifer Stoddard, then Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) was a significant contributor to the drafting of ISO/IEC Standard 27018 – A Code of Practice for PII protection in public clouds acting as PII processors. The Standard was adopted on April 25, 2014.... read more

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October 16, 2014 - Sharon Young, Analyst

5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy

Welcome to the Saskatchewan IPC’s blog! Here you’ll find tips, information, instruction, stories, and commentary on what’s going on in our office or in the access and privacy community at large. We also hope to invite guest bloggers to post their thoughts on here too. So to kick off this blog, here are five ways... read more

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