Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Nov. 19, 2021

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Well, folks, it looks like the federal politicians are getting back to the grind. With Canada’s Parliament returning next week, it should make for some interesting times, as presumably they’ll reignite their legislative reform and data strategy plans.

This also means the selection process for the next federal commissioner is back on track and we can all start placing our bets on who’s ultimately going to get it. (I’m just kidding. That’s not very professional and none of us would ever do that — at least not for real money anyways.) Remember that Commissioner Therrien was reappointed for another year around half a year ago. When the election was called, the government pulled the posters for all the Governor-in-Council processes that were underway.

In the last few days, however, the poster for the top OPC job was reposted here. If you already put your name forward, don’t worry, no need to go to the trouble of reapplying. If you didn’t get around to it

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