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Loukidelis Leaving Post to Become Deputy AG


January 22, 2010

British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) David Loukidelis will become the province's deputy attorney general, the Vancouver Sun reports. Effective February 1, Loukidelis will replace Acting Deputy Attorney General Jerry McHale. According to a BC government press release, an all-party legislative committee will select the new privacy commissioner. Meanwhile, an acting privacy commissioner will be named. Loukidelis has been BC's IPC since 1999. A report says "it will be no easy task finding someone of Loukidelis's ability, experience or determination."
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