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Stoddart Investigating VA Investigation

PERSONAL PRIVACY

June 8, 2012

Information and Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart is conducting an audit of Veterans Affairs Canada (VA) after multiple claims of misuse of ex-soldiers files, reports The Canadian Press. Veteran Sean Bruyea has made claims that his data was breached when the VA offered approximately 4,000 documents about him to outside investigators to look into how an earlier breach of his medical records occurred.  Veterans groups are calling for a judicial inquiry, and a VA spokesperson has announced, “Minister Blaney has instructed his departmental officials to fully cooperate with the privacy commissioner during her investigation.”
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