The Regina Leader-Post examines why police are not subject to Saskatchewan’s information access and privacy laws, plans to review the act and what the process to change the law might involve. “Police chiefs in both Regina and Saskatoon have expressed concern that the Freedom of Information and Privacy (FOIP) Act would put police work and sensitive information at risk,” the report states, noting the province’s former privacy commissioner, Gary Dickson, disagrees. “Being subject to FOIP doesn't mean that a public body loses all control and all of the records can go out the door,” he said.
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