Appointment of Emily K. McCarthy to the position of Assistant Information Commissioner of Canada

October 18, 2012 - The Information Commissioner is proud to announce the appointment of Emily K. McCarthy to the position of Assistant Information Commissioner of Canada. Ms. McCarthy has been serving as Acting Assistant Information Commissioner since August, 2011. Her journey with the Office of the Information Commissioner began when she held the role of Counsel from 1999 to 2003. She rejoined the Office in February 2011 as General Counsel and Director of Legal Services.  Emily brings with her extensive experience with the Federal Court, where she held the positions of Executive Officer in the Office of the Chief Justice, Senior Counsel, and Acting Deputy Chief Administrator, Judicial Services.

For more information about the appointment, you can follow this link: http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/oic-ddc.asp?dosearch=vkaeqmksqq&pg=12&viewattach=26767&blnDisplayFlg=1 

For media enquiries, please contact:

Josée Villeneuve
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
Director, Public Affairs
613-947-2223