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Annual report highlights office is busier than ever

Mar 25, 2024

Jason Pedlar, has released his first annual report that highlights an increase in cases, quick and effective resolution of files, and opportunities for change to better serve Yukoners.

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Court Decision 22-A0065 VinAudit Canada Inc v Yukon Govt December 21 2023

Jan 03, 2024

Justice Crerar overturned the decision by the DM of Highways and Public Works to reject the recommendations of the IPC in report ATP-ADJ-2022-02-045 and ordered them to release the requested information.

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Canadian privacy regulators pass resolutions on the privacy of young people and workplace privacy

Oct 06, 2023

Privacy authorities call on governments to improve privacy legislation to protect groups vulnerable to the growing influence of digital technologies

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Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Information Regulators Unite in Resolution to Enhance Access to Government Information

Oct 04, 2023

Federal, provincial and territorial Information Commissioners and Ombudspersons from across Canada have signed a joint resolution aimed at reinforcing the public's right to access government-held information

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Information and Privacy Commissioner audit finds Department of Education non-compliant with privacy law

Jun 12, 2023

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has completed a privacy compliance audit into the Department of Education’s collection, use and disclosure of student images and video on internet platforms

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Notice: Privacy protection authorities for Canada, BC, Alberta and Quebec launch investigation into TikTok

Mar 08, 2023

An investigation into TikTok has been launched by Canadian privacy commissioners that have jurisdiction over private companies and private organizations that operate in Canada.

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Office of the Yukon Ombudsman, IPC and PIDC supports Bare Essentials Campaign

Feb 21, 2023

This important campaign meets some of the basic needs of those fleeing gender-based violence

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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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