Canadians can’t wait for consumer privacy reform
New federal consumer privacy law is urgently needed so consumers have updated rights and protections, and the businesses that are fueling economic growth and innovation have clear rules.
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne introduced Bill C-27 at first reading in June 2022, but the bill is stalled at second reading. Though Parliament has competing priorities, Canada cannot delay any longer in modernizing its federal consumer privacy rules. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade