Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is also a senior fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation’s International Law Research Program and a member of the Waterfront Toronto Digital Strategy Advisory Panel.

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Enforcement powers key to PIPEDA reform

Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) sets standards for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Canada’s private sector. Unfortunately, it was designed for an economy in which personal information …

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Why Canada needs a national data strategy

Companies that harvest data are becoming more powerful, and Canadians are understandably anxious. As our economy becomes more data driven — and as data become more valuable — Canadians need a national data strategy that …

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