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Cavoukian: Bill C-551 Worthy of Consideration, Passage

PRIVACY LAW

November 15, 2013

IT World Canada reports on the newly introduced Act to Establish the National Security Committee of Parliamentarians and Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian’s comments that she is “heartened” by Bill C-551. The bill was introduced in the House of Commons by MP Wayne Easter last week. “While the bill may not give committee members sufficient authority to peer behind the veil of secrecy surrounding national security powers and programs,” she writes, “I see Mr. Easter's bill as a proposal worthy of consideration, debate and ultimately passing into law.”
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