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April 22nd, 2013

Order Paper Question 1217 - Data breach in Canadian federal institutions

Submitted in the House of Commons on March 6, 2013:Q-1217 - March 6, 2013 - Mr. Angus (Timmins-James Bay) - With respect to data, information or privacy breaches at government departments, institutions and agencies, for each year from 2002 to 2012: (a) how many breaches have occurred in total, broken down by (i) department, institution or agency, (ii) the number of individuals affected by the breach; (b) of those breaches identified in (a), how many have been reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, broken down by (i) department, institution or agency, (ii) the number of individuals affected by the breach; and (c) how many breaches are known to have led to criminal activity such as fraud or identity theft, broken down by department, institution or agency? The government responded on April 22, 2013. The complete response can be downloaded at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/140503176/Order-Paper-Question-1217-EN-pdf