Countries around the world are becoming more technologically advanced, especially Canada, that aims to power its economy through Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the near future. This article provides a thorough discussion on challenges the Canadian government would face in terms of amending privacy laws to accommodate such advancements.
“There is growing recognition that [privacy laws] may be in need of updating,” said Patricia Kosseim, counsel in Osler’s Privacy and Data Management Group and formerly senior general counsel at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. “But it’s unclear what stakeholders really want. While there seem to be more voices advocating for change today than there were several years ago, they have different reasons why and diverging views as to how.”
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