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Media Advisory

BC and federal privacy commissioners to release findings of investigation into AggregateIQ’s use of personal information

VANCOUVER – Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia Michael McEvoy and Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien will hold a joint news conference to release their findings of an investigation into Victoria, BC-based AggregateIQ Data Services, Ltd.’s use of personal information in providing consulting services to political campaigns in Canada, the US and the UK.

The AIQ investigation findings follow the release earlier this year of a related investigation report into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal.

News conference details:

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Where: Room 1600 (Canfor Policy Room), SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St. Vancouver.
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. PST/1:30-2:30 p.m. EST

Call-in information: 

Journalists outside of Vancouver may join the news conference by telephone. For that number, please email nboivin@oipc.bc.ca.

Be advised that the news conference is only open to accredited journalists.

Note: A press release and the investigation report will be available on the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner’s website one hour prior to the beginning of the news conference.

Media contacts:

Jane Zatylny
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC
250-415-3283 | jzatylny@oipc.bc.ca

Valerie Lawton
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
819-994-5663 | Valerie.Lawton@priv.gc.ca

 

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