Alberta Privacy Commissioner says Child First Act threatens privacy

Karen Kleiss reports:

Alberta’s proposed Children First Act will erode privacy rights and undermine Albertans’ control over their own health and personal information, privacy commissioner Jill Clayton says.

Alberta’s Information and Privacy Commissioner criticized the sweeping new law Wednesday, saying the government hasn’t done enough to make sure those subject to the act — mainly at-risk children and their families – will have their privacy protected.

Read more on Global News.  You can read the press release from the Privacy Commissioner here.

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