Ca: Thousands of sensitive files unwittingly made public at Montsion trial

Laura Osman reports:

Thousands of potentially personal and sensitive files belonging to an Ottawa community housing agency were unwittingly released to Ontario’s police watchdog in 2016 and have been sitting in court as an unsealed exhibit for weeks.

News of the breach was revealed this week during the manslaughter trial of Const. Daniel Montsion, who is charged in the death of Abdirahman Abdi — a tenant of OCISO Non-Profit Housing’s building at 55 Hilda St.

The agency, now known as Unity Housing, provides affordable housing to hundreds of multicultural families in Ottawa.

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