(Opinion under Article 218(11) TFEU – Draft agreement between Canada and the European Union – Transfer of pnr data from the European Union to Canada – Appropriate legal bases – Art. 16(2), point (d) of the second subparagraph of Article 82(1) and Point (a) of Article 87(2) TFEU – Compatibility with Articles 7 and 8 and Article 52(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union` 66 In order to comply with the case-law of the Court of Justice, the Commission reminds the Commission that the Canadian Data Protection Supervisor is an independent authority, both at institutional and operational level, which results in particular from the judgment of 9 March 2010, Commission v Germany (C-518/07, EU:C:2010:125, paragraph 30), according to which a regulatory body must be independent in order to be able to carry out its functions without any external influence. . . .