The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2004
Just in case you thought that the Radwanski story had been told, a new chapter was tabled in the Parliament today, according to the Canadian Press:
Yahoo! News - Former privacy czar hired daughter of insider in return for access: report:
"OTTAWA (CP) - Hiring rules were so lax in the federal privacy commissioner's office that the daughter of a prime ministerial secretary was given questions and answers in an advance of a pre-ordained job interview, says a new report.
George Radwanski may be long gone but new details are emerging about his troubled tenure. A one-year follow-up report on the scandal, tabled Tuesday in Parliament, revealed that Danielle Bondar was hired to repay what Radwanski considered 'an important political favour.'... "
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