Ca: Private children’s ministry papers dumped in trash bin

CTV reports:

The B.C. government is dealing with another privacy breach after confidential documents from the Ministry of Children and Family Development were found dumped in a garbage bin.

The documents were discovered dumped in a green dumpster behind a Victoria apartment building last week, and contain client names, addresses, birth dates and health card numbers.

At first, the ministry said the papers were merely for training purposes, but officials have now confirmed that private client information was also included.

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