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Correction to error in City of Whitehorse administration report

Dec 12, 2022

Yukon IPC office did not provide an opinion to the City of Whitehorse on a bylaw regarding surveillance in taxis

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2021 Annual Reports of Ombudsman, Information & Privacy Commissioner & Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner issued

Oct 31, 2022

Jason Pedlar has issued the 2021 annual reports for his three offices, which were tabled in the Yukon Legislative Assembly today

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Benefits of digital ID ecosystem will be realized only with adequate privacy protections, say data protection authorities

Oct 24, 2022

Privacy guardians across Canada are calling on their respective governments and relevant stakeholders to ensure the right to privacy and transparency is fully respected throughout the design, operation and ongoing evolution of a digital identity ecosystem

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New Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner, and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner for the Yukon sworn in

Oct 14, 2022

Jason Pedlar was sworn in to the position during a ceremony at the Yukon Legislative Assembly for a five-year term

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Yukon’s acting Information and Privacy Commissioner meets with colleagues across the country

Sep 21, 2022

Canadian privacy authorities met this week in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Privacy authorities pass resolution urging safeguards for sharing personal health information

Sep 21, 2022

Federal, provincial, and territorial information and privacy commissioners are calling for a concerted effort across the healthcare sector and amongst governments to modernize and strengthen privacy protections for sharing personal health information

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Recommendation made for new Yukon Ombudsman, IPC and PIDC

Jul 13, 2022

Jason Pedlar is being recommended to the Yukon Legislative Assembly for appointment as the Yukon's new Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

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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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