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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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Op Ed: Information and Privacy Commissioner outlines changes of note in new Yukon access to information and privacy legislation

Sep 28, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay wrote an op-ed for Yukon newspapers to outline key changes that resulted from the new Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner marks Right to Know Day and Week by highlighting important changes to Yukon access and privacy legislation

Sep 28, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay is providing information to Yukoners about significant changes that come with the new access and privacy legislation that went into effect a few months ago

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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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Information and Privacy Commissioner issues decision on access to Department of Justice legal advice on ATIPP requests

Jul 22, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay recommends the department provide the information requested in full

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BC and Yukon Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsman issue a joint special report calling on governments to adopt a framework for responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) in decision-making in the public sector

Jun 17, 2021

A special report released today by the three offices raises a number of fairness and privacy concerns with the use of AI that impact the public

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Federal, provincial and territorial information and privacy commissioners issue joint resolution about privacy and access to information rights during and after a pandemic

Jun 02, 2021

Yukon IPC Diane McLeod-McKay has joined her counterparts across the country in a joint resolution, calling on governments to uphold Canadians’ rights to privacy and access to information

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Canada’s privacy commissioners issue comments and advice on vaccine passports

May 19, 2021

Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner Diane McLeod-McKay joined other privacy commissioners from across Canada today to issue a statement on vaccine passports

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

May 12, 2021

Diane McLeod-McKay recommended the Department of Environment provide the applicant with access

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