Media release: Lack of due process in Pinehouse village admin leads to precarious financials

Saskatoon, 20 April 2019 – Earlier today the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) for Saskatchewan released its most recent Review Report regarding the Northern Village of Pinehouse (population 1074 in 2016), the 17th such report since 2013. Concerns about access to information (ATI) prompted an official investigation by Neil Robertson [Appendix B […]

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Recent news media reports about Northern Village of Pinehouse

February 2020 Public concerned over government handling of Pinehouse report by MBC Radio News (La Ronge), 26 Feb 2020 Activist calls Pinehouse inquiry report ‘a slap on the wrist’ by Derek Cornet, paNOW, 25 Feb 2020 Privacy commissioner expects Northern Village of Pinehouse to improve access to information after probe by Thia James, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, […]

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Pinehouse village office goes silent over payments for Harpauer’s holiday weekends

In a review report issued just this morning, Saskatchewan’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has found that the Northern Village of Pinehouse has refused an Access to Information request related to Finance Minister Donna Harpauer’s (Social Services Minister in 2016) and her partner’s all-expenses-paid weekends in the Pinehouse in August 2016 and 2018.  And in his […]

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