Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

In Committee from the House of Commons

Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (June 19, 2012)

The committee continued its study of privacy and social media with testimony from lawyers and academics.

Sara Grimes from the University of Toronto discussed her specific concerns with virtual sites that appeal to children. Tamir Israel from the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic spoke about the rapid evolution of the industry and the need for flexible privacy laws. Adam Kardash from Heenan Blaikie spoke about the adequacy and efficiency of existing Canadian privacy laws.