New mandatory breach regulations under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act come into effect on 1 November. Companies will be required to keep internal records for all breaches and security safeguards for two years, and in cases where there is a risk of significant harm, companies need to report a breach to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and to the people affected.
From the blog of Peter Diamandis, his perspective on the future of government in a digital age. It is particularly interesting to read about Estonia’s advancements in digital governance.
On Oct. 29, Nunavut MLA’s passed a motion to censure the Nunavut cabinet – a measure one step short of a motion of non-confidence. The motion stems from debate around how alleged breaches of cabinet confidence by two members were addressed by the cabinet.