Faculty member Dr. Teresa Scassa has been appointed Chair of the Government of Canada’s new Canadian Statistics Advisory Council. The Council will advise the Chief Statistician and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development on matters concerning the overall quality of the national statistical system, including the relevance, accuracy, accessibility and timeliness of its data.
A leading scholar in information law and policy, Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy and a Faculty member of the Centre. Her contributions to the fields of intellectual property, privacy, and law and technology are innovative, wide-ranging, cross-disciplinary and increasingly recognized around the world. Her work explores issues at the intersection of established laws, evolving technologies and global preoccupations over information and its governance.
Congratulations Dr. Scassa!