Submission to the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology regarding Bill C-27,
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Submission to the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology regarding Bill C-27,

12 September 2023

Summary

This includes revising 6(1) to revoke the Minister of Industry’s ability to recommend tribunal members; removing 15(4)(a) and (b) and amending the language of 15(4) to clearly state that the Tribunal requires a judicial order if they wish to keep a ruling private on grounds of the ruling disclosing confidential information; and removing section 21 to allow for appeals of Tribunal decisions to a re. [...] RECOMMENDATION 21: Amend section 4 (Purpose) of the Act to expand beyond regulating the use of AI in “international and interprovincial trade and commerce” to include the use of AI in the public sector, with mention of national security and public safety actors. [...] The Preamble also declares that the Act aims “to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to foster an environment in which Canadians can seize the benefits of the digital and data-driven economy and to establish a regulatory framework that supports and protects Canadian norms and values, including the right to privacy.” Unfortunately, however, this right to privacy is not explicitly mentioned i. [...] Section 12 also asks businesses to consider “whether the individual’s loss of privacy is proportionate to the benefits in light of the measures...implemented by the organization to 7 Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. [...] RECOMMENDATION 21: Amend section 4 (Purpose) of the Act to expand beyond regulating the use of AI in “international and interprovincial trade and commerce” to include the use of AI in the public sector, with mention of national security and public safety actors.

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