Canada was granted observer status on 3 April 1996, according to Resolution 96(9).

Convention 108 Signed  
National Constitution   Section 8, Constitution Act, 1982
Specific National Legislation   Privacy Act

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Further information

Enacted   01/07/83


Scope Manual Processing Yes

Non Natural person Yes

Public or private sector Both
Registration or Notification    
Special Authorisation for Exportation    

Data Protection Authority

  Privacy Commissioner

Federal Authorities

Office of the Privacy Commissionner of Canada

112 Kent Street CAN- OTTAWA Ontario K1A 1HR

Tel:  (613) 995-8210 / Fax:  (613) 947-6850

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