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Stoddart: PIPEDA Reform, Enforcement Powers Needed

PRIVACY LAW—CANADA

May 23, 2013

Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, wrapping up 10 years in her office this year, used her keynote address at the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium this morning in Toronto to lay out her recommendations for reforming the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. In short, amendments should include stronger enforcement powers, mandatory data breach reporting, teeth behind accountability and increased transparency measures.
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