On June 16, 2022, Bill C-27, the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022, was introduced and received first reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-27 is in fact a second attempt at the overhaul of Canada’s federal privacy framework.
In the context of the adoption of the Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information (“Bill 64”) on September 22, 2021, the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec (“CAI”) has announced the creation of a workspace dedicated to Bill 64 compliance, in which it will publish various support and awareness tools.
On September 21, Québec’s Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, passed, and the date of assent was September 22, 2021. Most of the provisions come into force two years after the date of assent, with a few exceptions where some provisions become effective in one year.