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More than 23 million eDocs transmitted in 2016: CSIO chair

A “conservative estimate” is that the total efficiency savings created by eDocs across Canada in 2016 is more than $22 million, Whitelaw said Thursday at...

Insurance Brokers Association of Canada appoints former MP Peter Braid as new CEO

Most recently, Braid served in a global leadership capacity with a high tech firm in Waterloo, Ont. Previously, he served for seven years as a...

Trans Pacific Partnership makes it “quite likely” that Canadians' confidential data would be subject to US Patriot ...

This creates a privacy issue, suggested Guy Caron, NDP MP for Rimouski-Neigette-Témiscouata-Les Basques, in the House of Commons May 12. “Right now, Canadian data, such...

Mandatory privacy breach notification will 'probably be in force' in late 2017: Insurance Telematics Canada speaker

Bill S-4 would require firms to notify people if their personal information has been lost “and there is a potential to expose us to harm,”...

Study Finds Lack of Fire Protection for First Nation Reserves

“We think there are far too many First Nations families living in homes that other Canadians wouldn't be subject to,” Carolyn Bennett, Canada's Liberal indigenous...

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notification

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notificationCharmaine Borg, then NDP MP for Terrebonne-Blainville, criticized the Conservatives over Bill S-4...

23% of data breach victims surveyed considering legal action

Bill S-4, which received royal assent this past June, would require firms to notify people if their personal information has been lost "and there is...

The Co-operators commits $250000 to helping Syrian refugees gain employment

10 in the Commons in response to comments from Clement and James Bezan, Conservative MP for the Manitoba riding of Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman. "To combat these threats,...

Zurich registers as lobbyist amid data breach risk concerns

"Given the large number of individuals who could potentially be affected by a data breach, this is a very serious penalty indeed," Conservative MP Phil...

Politicians debate bill allowing federal regulations to incorporate technical ...

... amended from time to time, in our regulations so that Canadians can be assured that they are protected by the most up-to-date technology without...

How federal privacy bill could make it easier for insurers share suspicious ...

Richard Dubin, IBC's vice-president of investigative services, was asked by Commons industry committee member Cheryl Gallant last March why IBC is supporting a change to...

Federal politicians limit debate time on privacy breach notification bill

"I introduced a bill that the House could have passed into law already," NDP MP Charmaine Borg, who represents the Montreal area riding of Terrebonne-Blainville,...

Bill mandating railway insurance coverage reaches third reading

Despite its misgivings, the NDP will support Bill C-52 because "the polluter pays principle is important," said Hoang Mai, vice-chair of the transport committee and...

Toronto City Council calls for automatic shutoff valves on Enbridge pipeline ...

"Canadians have a reasonable and high expectation that industry will ensure that our pipelines are safe and secure, not only today but well into the...

Bill proposing mandatory insurance coverage for railways hauling dangerous ...

"Class 1 railways carry significant quantities of dangerous goods, and they will be required to hold $1 billion in insurance," said Larry Maguire, Conservative MP...

Bill raising nuclear, offshore liability limits to $1 billion reaches third ...

Ringuette's Liberal colleagues in the House of Commons supported the bill last year, Geoff Regan, Liberal MP for Halifax West, told the commons in September.

New Democrats oppose bill increasing liability limits for nuclear, offshore ...

But the proposed law "does not include the polluter pay principle on the nuclear liability side," said Jack Harris, NDP MP for St. John's East,...

House of Commons votes to mandate strict liability, pollution insurance for ...

"In a conflict situation, if airlines stop flying to certain regions for insurance purposes, humanitarian aid might be compromised, as it may no longer be...

Mayor of Alberta town urges Ottawa to act after sixth train derailment

NDP MP Linda Duncan, who represents Edmonton-Strathcona, said in a statement that the government has stepped up regulation of dangerous cargo since the train disaster...

Hackers 'constantly probing' federal computers: Canada's electronic spy chief

... or at least mapped out in a detailed presentation how it could do so. It means Canada has a "little bit of a problem"...

Liberal, NDP politicians say government's intentions on demutualization are ...

"We on this side of the House are concerned with action on jobs, long-term growth, and continued prosperity for all Canadians," said Harold Albrecht, Conservative...

MPs debate proposal to raise liability limits to $1 billion for nuclear ...

If passed into law, Bill C-22 would "increase the absolute liability to $1 billion, from $30 million in the Atlantic offshore and $40 million in...