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Champagne promises updated privacy legislation in new year

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says updating the country’s decades-old consumer privacy rules is a “top priority” in the new Parliament, and he will present “an amended bill” in the new year after criticism of the Liberal government’s original legislation.

“As we’re looking at the new economy … this is one way to put Canada at the forefront,” he said in an interview with The Logic on Friday.

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