Public Cloud and Canadian Data Residency: What Has Changed for BC Public Sector?November 04, 2019
Cloud technology is rapidly transforming IT departments and also how whole organizations operate, communicate and do business. This major shift will impact all parts of the Canadian economy. However, Canada does not have national consistent data residency laws and a couple of provinces such as British Columbia dictate that government data should reside in Canada. Changes to the BC FOIPPA legislation last month may, at last, unlock the power of the cloud for BC public sector bodies in a meaningful way.