Feb 222010
 
 February 22, 2010  Non-U.S.

Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner is speaking out over the government’s refusal to hire an extra investigator for his office for the third year in a row.

Gary Dickson, head of the Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner said on Monday that despite a rise in demand from the public for the office’s services — and a corresponding hike in wait times — he’ll now be forced to make cutbacks.

It will now take even longer for cases to be resolved, Dickson told CBC News. Citizens requesting an investigation or a review will be getting letters notifying them of delays.

Read more on CBC News.

Hat-tip, Sharon Polsky.

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