Dean Beeby reports:
The personal information of almost 13,000 public servants was exposed in one of the largest ever privacy breaches at a federal government department.
The July 11, 2016, breach at Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) included the salary, age, reading-and-writing test results and other private information of 12,901 employees — nearly everyone working in the department, which employed 13,300 people at the time.
Also included was confidential employment-equity data of about 2,590 employees, such as whether they self-identified as a visible minority, disabled or Indigenous.
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