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Long-awaited privacy reform welcomed by lawyers, could help bring national consistency

New regime aligns with international trends and may prompt Quebec’s stricter rules to be revisited

Long-awaited privacy reform welcomed by lawyers, could help bring national consistency
Éloise Gratton and Kirsten Thompson both hope the final rules won’t be too onerous for business.

The federal government provided an early Christmas present to privacy lawyers in enacting its Digital Charter Implementation Act in November, and law firms released a flurry of updates just after the long-awaited changes were announced.

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