As expected, the government has tabled amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, but this time in the Senate as Senate Government Bill - S-4.
The highlights are breach notification and an exception to the consent rule for business transactions. I'll have more to say once I've given it a thorough going-over. Watch this space.
The Bill is sometimes hard to follow with the amendments out of place and out of context. So, for your handy reference, here is a redline of PIPEDA with the first reading amendments from Bill S-4 in place.