Blogs by ITAC Board members, ITAC staff, and valued partners and members.
Last November ITAC intervened at the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of Facebook in Douez v. Facebook. The appeal considered the validity of forum selection clauses in consumer user agreements.
The Defence Policy Review (DPR), released on June 7th, is the first comprehensive review of Canadian defence strategy since Canada First Defence Strategy of the Harper Government published in 2008.
On December 15th, 2016 ITAC provided its submission to Public Safety Canada’s consultation on National Security.
ITAC looks forward to working with Public Safety Canada and other federal departments and agencies to advance the outcomes of this consultation.
As the voice of Canada’s ICT industry, ITAC has an important role in standing up to ensure Canada maintains a competitive and predictable regulatory environment for digital commerce.
In late-May, the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner launched a consultation to consider options for how the government could modernize Canada’s main privacy law for business, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
On July 13, 2016, the federal government published in the Canada Gazette an order eliminate custom duties on 52 ICT products.
Nearly 100% of Canadian-, American-, and Mexican-based small businesses using eBay export to customers across the continent and globe.
The federal Personal Information Privacy and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) sets the basic legal framework for how private-sector organizations can handle and use the personal data of Canadians.
It has been projected by the Information Communications Technology Council that the ICT sector will face an enormous skills gap and labour shortage of 182,000 by 2019 across Canada.