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1 November 2011

Globe & Mail (Toronto) / Canadian Press

Canada's privacy watchdog shot a big hole Tuesday in one of the Harper government's main arguments for destroying the records compiled by the long-gun registry. Jennifer Stoddart said there's nothing in the Privacy Act that prevents the federal government from sharing the data with provincial governments. Indeed, the Privacy Commissioner said the act actually permits disclosure of personal information, provided it's done through a federal-provincial agreement for the... (

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