Canada Introduces New Federal Privacy and AI Legislation

Canada took a step toward updating its privacy regime, as Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti introduced Bill C-27. The Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022 features three pieces of legislation: the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act, and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act. The three-pronged legislation aims to strengthen Canada’s data privacy framework, primarily the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, and create new regulations for the responsible development of AI while continuing to implement Canada’s, Digital Charter.

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