CBC News reports two of the former Prince Edward Island government employees who had their private information released to the press are seeking financial compensation for the incident. The two whistleblowers came forward to reveal issues with the province’s provincial immigration program but found their emails and personnel records were leaked to the media. Despite the province’s privacy commissioner releasing a report stating the women’s privacy rights were violated, the two former employees are asking for a monetary sum to address the fallout they faced following the leak. One of the women, Susan Holmes, said she has been refused a meeting with Premier Wade MacLauchlan to discuss the privacy commissioner’s findings.
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