An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act (the “Act”), including the regulations thereunder. Specifically, discussions relating to the regulation of commercial electronic messages and computer programs, enforcement and the private right of action, and the transition and coming into force provisions.
Policies or Program
Discussions with federal officials in the Departments of Employment and Social Development, Citizenship and Immigration, Industry Canada and Privy Council Office regarding the establishment of the British Columbia Excellence Centre to facilitate entry into Canada of foreign nationals to work in software development on a rotational basis under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program.
Industry Canada consultation on the Digital Economy entitled “Improving Canada’s Digital Advantage: Strategies for Sustainable Prosperity” as it relates to the creation of a national Digital Economy Strategy.
Intellectual Property policy affecting information technology companies.
Internet safety and security policy affecting information technology companies.