A little-known Trans-Canada digital identity regime in the works, in whose interest?
Canada's federal and provincial governments need to hit pause and rethink their digital identity scheme and digital legislation which are pushing sufficient and secure privacy protection largely aside.
Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien, right, and Ellen Weintraub, pictured May 28, 2019, at the House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee. In a recent March speech, the privacy commissioner expressed concerns that the penalty grounds for privacy invasion in Bill C-11 are too limited. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade