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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 121
Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 5:15 p.m. to 5:58 p.m.
Joël Lightbound, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
• Jean-François Pagé, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Dana Fan, Analyst
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
Department of Industry
• Mark Schaan, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector
• Samir Chhabra, Director General, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector
• Runa Angus, Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 24, 2023, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-27, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts.

The witnesses answered questions.

The committee resumed its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

The committee resumed consideration of the amendment of Brad Vis, — That Bill C-27, in Clause 2, be amended by adding after line 33 on page 5 the following:

sensitive, in relation to information, includes any information pertaining to an individual that reveals

(a) their racial or ethnic origin;

(b) their political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union or political membership, or political contribution history;

(c) their sexual orientation or sexual habits;

(d) genetic data or biometric data that can uniquely identify them;

(e) their health condition, including any treatment or prescription on their medical record;

(f) government identifiers, such as their social security, passport or driver's license numbers;

(g) the content of their electronic devices, including messages, images, address books, calendars and call history;

(h) their passwords; or

(i) financial data. (de nature sensible)”

The committee resumed consideration of the subamendment of Simon-Pierre Savard-Tremblay, — That the amendment be amended by adding after subparagraph “(i)” the following: “(j) personal information in respect of which, due to the context of its use or disclosure, an individual has a high reasonable expectation of privacy.”.

The debate continued.

At 5:41, pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 5:58 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Miriam Burke
Clerk of the committee