Deadline for Privacy Consent Submissions Extended to July 31, 2016

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On May 11, 2016, Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien announced the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) would seek public input on the issue of how Canadians can give meaningful consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information in an increasingly digital age. The OPC has released a discussion paper (“Report”) on considerations related to “enhancing” the consent model under thePersonal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and a notice of consultation and call for submissions inviting all interested parties to answer specific questions related to the Report and also to provide any thoughts on issues raised. The deadline for submissions has just been extended to July 31, 2016.

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