Tag: Submissions

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IPC letter to FTC regarding proposed self-regulatory principles for online behavioural advertising

The Commissioner was asked to provide feedback on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s proposed self-regulatory principles for online behavioural advertising.

Date: Feb 15 2008   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Letter to RIM regarding BlackBerry users’ encrypted data

Date: Aug 18 2010   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission of the Information & Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada – Response to the FTC Framework for Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change

Submission in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s December 2010 preliminary staff report Framework for Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change.

Date: Jan 21 2011   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services on its Strategy for a Safer Ontario

Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services on its Strategy for a Safer Ontario Brian Beamish Commissioner April 29, 2016

Date: Apr 29 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Schedule 2 of Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act, 2016
Type: Submissions

Commissioner Brian Beamish submitted comments to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 59, Schedule 2 of Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act, 2016. The Bill includes measures to enable better enforcement of payday lending practices. The submission focuses specifically on the privacy im...

Date: Feb 08 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 119
Topic: Health
Type: Submissions

Submission of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 119: The Health Information Protection Act, 2015. Brian Beamish Commissioner March 3, 2016

Date: Mar 03 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Submission on Draft Street Checks Regulations

Submission from the IPC to the the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Commissioner offers recommendations on the draft regulation proposed on October 28, 2015, which seeks to regulate the practice of police street checks across the province.

Date: Dec 11 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Letter and Submission to the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, on Draft Street Checks Regulations

Letter and submission from the IPC to the the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Commissioner offers recommendations on the draft regulation proposed on October 28, 2015, which seeks to regulate the practice of police street checks across the provi...

Date: Dec 11 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Comments of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario on Bill 74
Topic: Health
Type: Submissions

Date: Mar 29 2019   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Bill 89, Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

Commissioner Brian Beamish presented his submission on Bill 89, Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017 to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Date: Mar 30 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to Industry Canada’s Electronic Commerce Task Force. A Cryptography Policy Framework for Electronic Commerce: Building Canada’s Information Economy and Society

Discusses the importance of using encrpytion to protect personal information on open communication networks such as the Internet. Specifically looking at encryption for the purposes of striking a balance between the interests of law enforcement, civil lib

Date: Apr 21 1998   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian and six of her provincial and territorial colleagues sent the following letter to the Honourable Elinor Caplan, Minister of Revenue
Topic: Privacy
Type: Submissions

Concerns regarding the CCRA’s traveller-surveillence database’s possible expansion to include the collection of personal information from individuals arriving to Canada by trains, ships & buses. As well as permitting the RCMP to use passenger information.

Date: Nov 12 2002   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Suggested Changes to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as amended report for the Standing Committee on The Legislative Assembly
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

TECHNICAL SUMMARY: TECHNICAL A “technical change” is a change which is required because of poor legislative drafting; an error, such as inconsistent wording, which has slipped into the Act during the process of drafting or publication. The result of the poor drafting may create diffic...

Date: Jan 01 1991   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills – Bill 123: Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

A review and commentary on the necessity of open meetings law in Ontario. Looking specifically at why a comprehensive open meetings law is needed in Ontario; and How Bill 123 satisfies key requirements of an effective open meetings law.

Date: Sep 01 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Comments of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario on the Proposed Regulation under Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017
Topic: Legislation | Youth
Type: Submissions

Comments from the Information and Privacy Commissioner on the proposed regulation under Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.

Date: Jan 22 2018   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Privacy Review: Video Surveillance Program in Peterborough
Topic: Surveillance
Type: Submissions

This review was launched in response to a complaint about the program.

Date: Dec 06 2004   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Submissions Regarding the Proposed Federal Identity Screening Regulations and the Interrelated Passenger Protect Program

Submissions regarding the proposed Identity Screening Regulations (“the Regulations”) and the interrelated Passenger Protect Program (“the Program”). Under the proposed Program, the Minister of Transport will have the power to list individuals as threats and bar them from flying; ai...

Date: Jan 15 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submissions to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Regarding Bill C-31 (An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Publc Service Employment Act)

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner provided its perspective on privacy protections in the handling of personal information in the context of election law reform, including information contained in voters’ dates of birth and government identification.

Date: May 17 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly on Bill 41, Patients First Act, 2016

This submission addresses the privacy implications of the proposed Bill. The goal of our recommendations is to enhance the protection of personal health information of Ontarians.

Date: Nov 23 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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