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Privacy commish flags ‘flaw’ in new elections bill

News | 05/01/2018 2:42 pm EDT
Acting Democratic Institutions Minister Scott Brison makes an announcement regarding efforts to modernize Canada's federal elections at the National Press Theatre on Apr. 30, 2018. /Hill Times photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA Proposed legislation that will require federal political parties to have and make public privacy policies covering the collection and use of electoral information is a “small” step in the right direction, but a lack of enforcement is a major concern in the bill, privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien told The Wire Report Tuesday.

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