Ca: No answers on Fort Simpson dump breach until 2020 due to privacy breach backlog

Hilary Bird reports:

Almost a year after boxes of personal medical records were found at the Fort Simpson dump, the Northwest Territories Information and Privacy Commissioner hasn’t had time to investigate the breach.

A spokesperson for Elaine Keenan-Bengts’ office says that because of a backlog, the commissioner won’t be able to look into the incident for at least another two to three months, meaning the public will have to wait until next year to find out how more than 130 confidential medical records ended up at the dump.

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