Major Change Required in the Canadian Telecommunications Sector - Press conference remarks from M.P. Rempel Garner
MP Rempel Garner released a statement on her appointment as Shadow Minister for Industry and Economic Development. In this statement, she addressed the issue of data driven oligopolies. You can read her release here: https://mprempel.ca/news/f/mp-michelle-rempel-is-shadow-minister-for-industry
MP Rempel Issues Statement on Privacy Commissioner’s Report: https://mprempel.ca/news/f/mp-rempel-issues-statement-on-privacy-commissioner%E2%80%99s-report.
Stating, in part:
“The Liberals have been slow and out of touch in responding to this issue which is at the heart of our changing economy. Canada needs laws that give individuals the power to ensure the data they create gives them value, and that their right to consent to how it is used is treated as a human right, while at the same time creating a vibrant market for tech innovation."
MP Rempel Garner holds her first press conference on the BLTR and priorities for the file. You can read her speech here: https://mprempel.ca/news/f/major-change-required-in-the-canadian-telecommunications-sector-1.
MP Rempel Garner questioned officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development regarding the Industry Committee’s study of the new NAFTA.
M.P. Rempel Garner participates in the study at Industry Committee on the new NAFTA. At this meeting, the minutes indicate that it was agreed that the Chair would convey the following message, which can be read here: https://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/43-1/INDU/meeting-4/minutes?fbclid=IwAR0zzSH6t9ySTKD9NgGJg3XlTzWfg6Z2-vQyOrQmWVVvcQVoSxKn5F-AO50
M.P. Rempel Garner issues the following press release “MP Rempel Garner Calls for Oversight of Cell Phone Tracking” https://mprempel.ca/news/f/mp-rempel-garner-calls-for-oversight-of-cell-phone-tracking
At Health Committee, M.P. Rempel Garner questions the ISED department official on data privacy in light of COVID-19. Exchange found here:
M.P. Rempel Garner asks Minister Bains multiple questions about data privacy at the Industry Committee. Link to the exchange here: https://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/43-1/INDU/meeting-11/evidence
M.P. Rempel Garner issues a press release on Minister Bains inability to answer questions on data privacy at Industry Committee. Press release titled “MP Rempel Garner Sounds Alarm over Privacy Gap”: https://mprempel.ca/news/f/mp-rempel-garner-sounds-alarm-over-privacy-gap
M.P. Rempel Garner questions the Privacy Commissioner on the potential use of a contact tracing app in Canada. You can read her press release titled “Conservatives Respond to Privacy Commissioner’s Alarming Testimony” on this here: https://mprempel.ca/news/f/conservatives-respond-to-privacy-commissioner%E2%80%99s-alarming-testimon
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