Media Advisory - Commissioner's annual report on private-sector issues to be
tabled

OTTAWA, June 7 /CNW Telbec/ - The Privacy Commissioner of Canada's 2009 Annual Report to Parliament on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is expected to be tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, June 8, 2010.

The annual report will highlight the findings of an audit of several mortgage brokerages which experienced serious data breaches that compromised the personal information of hundreds of people across Canada. The report also explores the issue of transborder data flows and looks at 2009 privacy complaint investigations.

The report is expected to be tabled at approximately 10 a.m. After tabling, copies will be available to the media through the Parliamentary Press Gallery and on the Privacy Commissioner's website at www.priv.gc.ca.

SOURCE Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

For further information: For further information: and/or media interview requests, please contact: Valerie Lawton, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Tel: (613) 943-5982, E-mail: Valerie.Lawton@priv.gc.ca


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