On June 17, 2021, Ontario's Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced a public consultation in order to address the gaps in Ontario's legislative privacy framework. The goal is to establish comprehensive and up-to-date rules, increase confidence in digital services, and support innovation. Stakeholders are invited to provide feedback until August 3, 2021.
In this note, we focus on one aspect of the Report: the Commissioner’s argument that federal privacy laws should explicitly recognize privacy as a human right and give greater priority to individual privacy rights.
January 28, 2020, was a time to celebrate Data Privacy Day. Or, if you are in Europe, it is called, Data Protection Day. What is Data Privacy Day?