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
Admission to Canada of foreign workers employed to work at Microsoft's Excellence Centre in British Columbia.
Information and communications technology adoption, including cloud technologies, by business and public sector entities and the standards and terms under which they are procured.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development 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 and competition policy affecting information technology companies.
Internet safety and security policy affecting information technology companies.
Policies concerning the promotion of computer science education.
Policies concerning the regulation of personal and sensitive information, including lawful access policies and cybersecurity.
Proposed transparency reporting guidelines with respect to law enforcement requests for data.