The CBC reports that the government's identity theft legislation has been passed. It includes several new criminal code offences.
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Government Reintroduces Identity Theft Bill
The Government has reintroduced legislation designed to address identity theft. The bill appeared in the last Parliament but died on the order paper. My original post on the last bill is here. I was scheduled to appear before the Justice Committee to discuss the bill, but the the committee was […]
Survey Says Ten Percent of Online Canadian Shoppers Hit By ID Theft
A new Ipsos Reid survey claims that ten percent of Canadian online shoppers have reported experiencing ID theft.
Identity Theft Hearings at the Justice Committee
I was scheduled to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Wednesday to discuss Bill C-27, the much-needed identity theft bill. The witness list was packed – the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the RCMP, Canadian Police Chiefs, CIPPIC, and ITAC were also on […]
ID Theft on the Rise in Canada
A new cross-country survey finds that seven percent of Canadians say that they have been victimized by identity theft.