CBC News reports:
Concerns about potential leaks and abuse of personal information have prompted B.C.’s privacy commissioner and advocacy groups to call for the provincial government to reconsider wide distribution of the new BC Services Card without more public discussion.
The new cards will replace the CareCards now held by most B.C. residents and are set to roll out in less than a week.
Residents will eventually have the option of combining the cards with their driver’s licences.
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