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OPC needs budget doubled, Therrien says in swan song

News | 06/03/2022 5:19 pm EDT
Experts say there is no road map for a Facebook-OPC court fight
Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada, appears before the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on Nov. 1, 2018. /Photo by Andrew Meade

If the government reintroduces its online privacy bill, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) will need to see its funding doubled, the commissioner told MPs. The previous version of the legislation died on the order paper when last year’s election was called.

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