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Yukoners affected by breach of personal health information at laboratory testing company

Dec 17, 2019

Yukon Information & Privacy Commissioner is working to inform individuals and health care providers in the territory about the breach

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Take care to protect personal information during busy holiday shopping season

Nov 27, 2019

Information and Privacy Commissioner provides suggestions on how to safeguard your privacy online and in the shopping mall

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Canada’s access to information & privacy guardians urge governments to modernize legislation to better protect Canadians

Nov 07, 2019

Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners from across Canada are urging their governments to modernize access to information and privacy laws.

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Information and Privacy Commissioner finds that mandatory supply of business information is not ‘supplied in confidence’

Sep 19, 2019

The Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Yukon has issued an inquiry report that has implications for outfitter hunting guides and other businesses who are required by law to supply information to a public body.

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Decision under ATIPP Act authorizes PSC to refuse access to information

Aug 12, 2019

IPC decision is based on limited right to refuse to confirm or deny existence of records

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Decision under ATIPP Act is an example of limits on access to information rights

Jul 31, 2019

Information and Privacy Commissioner also emphasizes government duty to assist applicants

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Information & Privacy Commissioner comments on open data portal

Jun 26, 2019

The Information and Privacy Commissioner for Yukon says yesterday’s launch of the Yukon government’s first open data portal is a step in the right direction.

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2018 Annual Reports Point to Accomplishments, Challenges & Need for Change

Apr 29, 2019

Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner, and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner reports on increased workload & complex investigations

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IPC finds inadequate security & unauthorized disclosure of employee personal information by the Public Service Commission

Jan 29, 2019

IPC finds PSC disclosed the personal information of thousands of Yukon government employees and other public sector employees, contrary to the requirements of the ATIPP Act.

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News Release: IPC affirms government authority to refuse access to records containing Cabinet confidence and policy advice

Jan 22, 2019

IPC finds the Department of Community Services was wrong to refuse access to some information responsive to an access request

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