September 2019 - This promise is kept in full since the federal government undertook a review of existing measures and cyber-threats through a public consultation as well as submissions from stakeholders. This led to the new National Cyber Security Strategy with budgetary support in the 2018 federal budget.
August 16, 2016 - "The Government of Canada has launched its public consultation to engage with Canadians on the evolving cyber security landscape. This consultation will help identify gaps and opportunities, bring forward new ideas to shape Canada’s renewed approach to cyber security and capitalize on the advantages of new technology and the digital economy. From now until October 15, 2016, Public Safety Canada will be leading the consultation by engaging stakeholders and Canadians on the trends and challenges of cyber security, as well as on new initiatives under consideration which will strive to build Canada’s resilience, capability and innovation in cyber security." - Canadians Have Your Say on Cyber Security - Public Safety Canada
March 22, 2016 - "Budget 2016 proposes to provide $77.4 million over five years, starting in 2016–17, to implement new measures to improve the security of government networks and information technology systems. These measures will ensure that the government can better defend its networks and systems from cyber threats, malicious software and unauthorized access." - Growing The Middle Class, Budget 2016-2017, p.190 - Government of Canada