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PM Nominates Stoddart for Reappointment


November 25, 2010

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday moved to extend the term of Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, The Globe and Mail reports, nominating her to be reappointed for another three years. "Jennifer Stoddart is extremely well-qualified to continue in the role of privacy commissioner of Canada," the prime minister said. "She brings to the position considerable expertise in privacy protection issues and a deep understanding of the importance of open and transparent government. I am pleased that she has agreed to be nominated to continue in this important role." The House of Commons will now consider the nomination.
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