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
Accessibility policy as it relates to the proposed enactment of a national Accessibility Act that would promote equality of opportunity and increased inclusion and participation of Canadians who have disabilities.
Immigration policy and programs as they relate to attracting high skilled global talent to Canada.
Information and communications technology adoption, including cloud technologies, by business and public sector entities and the standards and terms under which they are procured.
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.
Policies or programs related to innovation, the digital economy and the adoption of information and communication technologies.
Proposed transparency reporting guidelines with respect to law enforcement requests for data.