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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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Yukon’s Information and Privacy Commissioner discusses the Yukon’s new ATIPPA on podcast hosted by Saskatchewan’s Information and Privacy Commissioner

Mar 11, 2022

Diane McLeod-McKay spoke with Ron Kruzeniski on Un-redacted: The Sask IPC Podcast

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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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IPC issues recommendation to Justice after investigation into request for SCAN information

Jan 19, 2022

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has completed an investigation into a complaint regarding an access request for records obtained by the Department of Justice under the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act

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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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Information and Privacy Commissioner issues decision on request for access to information about muskox

Dec 22, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay's inquiry into an access to information request for data on muskox locations in the Yukon has found that the Department of Environment is not authorized to withhold the requested information

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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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