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Gov’t tables PIPEDA reform, new consumer privacy legislation

News | 11/17/2020 5:54 pm EST
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains holds a press conference in West Block to speak with reporters about the introduction of the proposed Digital Charter Implementation Act on Nov. 17, 2020./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

The federal government introduced sweeping private-sector privacy law reform Tuesday, giving the privacy commissioner long-asked for order-making powers and creating new legislation and a new administrative tribunal to govern online privacy.

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