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Canada’s new privacy legislative reform

Jan 13, 2021

On November 17th, 2020, the Federal government introduced a Bill, entitled the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 (DCIA), proposing significant change to the national framework for the protection of personal information in Canada. If passed, the Bill would establish a new private sector privacy law in Canada, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA), and a new Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal.

The Osler Privacy Team is offering a series of events and resources to help you prepare for the impact of the proposed legislation on your operations.

Webinar on Demand – Initial insights and commentary

Watch our special 1-hour AccessPrivacy webinar for an initial commentary on key features of the proposed new federal privacy rules.

AccessPrivacy Podcast:  Reflections on Canada’s proposed federal privacy law – The Consumer Privacy Protection Act

In our November 2020 AccessPrivacy Call, we continue our series on Canadian privacy legislative reform with a conversation with Professor Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy, and Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, about key themes and features of the federal government's proposed private sector privacy law.


AccessPrivacy Podcast: Canada’s new privacy legislative reform - a data litigation expert roundtable

In our December 2020 AccessPrivacy Call, Adam Kardash moderates a round-table discussion featuring Osler’s data litigation experts and their insights on the enforcement regime set out in the federal government's proposed private sector privacy law.


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