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Privacy Commissioner to address audience in Hamilton, Ontario on privacy rights and video surveillance

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada, George Radwanski, will deliver a speech at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario to share his concerns about video surveillance in public places. The Commissioner hopes to raise citizens' awareness of their privacy rights and will discuss other emerging privacy issues.

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at 5:30 p.m.
(Eastern Standard Time)
McMaster University

1280 Main Street West
Room ITC 137
Hamilton, Ontario

This event will be open to the media.

The Privacy Commissioner plans to visit other municipalities across Canada, where there are ongoing public discussions about the use of video surveillance cameras, in the near future.

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For more information, please contact:

Anne-Marie Hayden
Media Relations
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Tel.: (613) 995-0103
ahayden@priv.gc.ca
www.priv.gc.ca

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