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Dufresne recommends changes to Digital Charter Act

Internet and Governance | 09/29/2023 5:45 pm EDT

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is happy the government is open to altering the Digital Charter Implementation Act, Bill C27, but has a few more changes to suggest. Philippe Dufresne made the remarks in an opening statement at an appearance before the House of Commons...

Dufresne releases annual privacy report to Parliament

Internet and Governance | 09/19/2023 2:21 pm EDT

The Privacy Commissioner is warning that artificial intelligence (AI) could have an impact on Canadians’ future privacy dealings. Philippe Dufresne sounded the alarm as he tabled the most recent annual report to Parliament Tuesday. Also on the commissioner’s radar is...

OPC appeals court Facebook decision 

Internet and Governance | 05/15/2023 3:31 pm EDT

The federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner has filed notice that it intends to appeal last month's...

OPC calls for changes to Bill C-27

Internet and Governance | 05/12/2023 12:27 pm EDT

While calling it an "improvement" over both the current existing private-sector privacy law and a "step...

Dufresne pledges to continue Therrien’s work as Privacy Commissioner

Internet and Governance | 06/13/2022 3:54 pm EDT

Incoming Privacy Commissioner Philippe Dufresne vowed to stay the course,...

Philippe Dufresne appointed Privacy Commissioner

telecom | 06/09/2022 2:19 pm EDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Philippe Dufresne as Privacy Commissioner Wednesday.  Dufresne had served as law clerk and Parliamentary counsel in the House of Commons since February 2015. He previously worked at the Canadian Human Rights Commission and has...