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Privacy regulators call for legal framework limiting police use of facial recognition technology

May 02, 2022

The heads of Canada’s privacy protection authorities today issued a joint statement recommending legislators develop a legal framework that establishes clearly and explicitly the circumstances in which police use of facial recognition may be acceptable

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Information and Privacy Commissioner issues advisory to alert Yukon public bodies and custodians of emerging cybersecurity threats

Mar 17, 2022

The advisory is regarding a new cybersecurity threat related to cyberattacks in Ukraine and beyond

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Online webinar now available on championing privacy and access rights of children and youth

Jan 28, 2022

To mark Data Privacy Day 2022, webcast focused on empowering a new generation of digital citizens

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner shares new resources for youth on Data Privacy Day 2022

Jan 28, 2022

Graphic novel, discussion guide and blog now available via IPC webpage for youth

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Information and Privacy Commissioner issues guidance to assist public bodies and custodians with obligation to log and audit electronic systems

Jan 25, 2022

The guidance will help public bodies and custodians in the Yukon fulfil their obligation to perform logging and auditing on their electronic systems that contain personal information (PI) or personal health information (PHI)

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Holiday Hours at the Office of the Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

Dec 23, 2021

We'll be closed for a few days but you can still reach us over the holidays

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Yukon Information & Privacy Commissioner issues advisory on recent security threat to users of Java

Dec 21, 2021

The advisory is meant to assist Yukon organizations in learning about a recent security threat which could affect users of a Java logging utility

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It’s that time of year again…time to take measures to protect privacy & personal information while shopping

Nov 25, 2021

Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner offers expert tips for holiday shopping, as well as a new video demonstrating some of the risks

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Annual Reports of Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner, and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner highlight special challenges presented during a pandemic year

Nov 23, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay outlines the work of her office during a year of new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as ongoing problems that have continued to present issues over the years

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner issues comments on improvements to HIPMA

Sep 02, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay has provided comments and recommendations regarding changes to the Health Information Privacy and Management Act

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