Bains says legislative changes needed to update privacy rules
By Jolson LimFeb. 13, 2019
In a Q&A, the innovation minister also says a report on federal digital and data consultations should be released in the 'coming weeks.'
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in the House of Commons foyer on Jan. 29, says recent consultations on digital and data policy will help guide upcoming legislative changes related to privacy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government supports legislative changes to Canada’s privacy regime to protect Canadians’ data and meet new “challenges of the digital world.”
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