National Finance – June 3, 2015 – Part 2

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Finance – June 3, 2015 – Part 2

Suzanne Legault, Canada’s information commissioner, and Peter Henschel, RMCP deputy commissioner of specialized policing services, discuss the proposal in the budget bill to retroactively rewrite the application of the Access to Information Act in relation to the destruction of long-gun registry data.
Their colleagues Nancy Bélanger (director of legal services at the commissioner’s office) and Rennie Marcoux (chief strategic policy and planning officer at the RCMP) also testify. (June 3, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-59 received royal assent on June 23.