On November 2, 2023, ICLMG presented at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry and Technology (INDU) for their study of Bill C-27 alongside several other civil society groups: the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, OpenMedia, the Privacy and Access Council of Canada, and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. The bill is meant to address privacy protections in the private sector and the regulation of artificial intelligence.
Bill C-27 contains several national security exemptions that are unacceptable and dangerous for our rights, and the proposed AI regulations in particular fail to address the human rights concerns around the technology overall.
Read more about our concerns here.
Watch the full INDU committee session, including the other groups’ testimonies and the Q&A period, here.
Watch the press conference held before the committee meeting here.
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