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Fate of Bill Unknown

PRIVACY LAW

February 8, 2013

Bill C-30 is now nearly a year old and has not been sent to a parliamentary committee for study, leading many to think the likelihood of enactment is fading quickly, reports The Globe and Mail. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner continues to review the bill and how it may be improved “if and when the government asks” for its advice, the report states. A government spokesperson said the government is also reviewing the legislation, and it will “strike an appropriate balance between protecting privacy and giving police the tools they need to do their job.”
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