New FIPPA investigation report with recommendations related to contract details between a public body and a private company
Mar 4, 2014
Manitoba Ombudsman has released a report with five recommendations under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) resulting from an investigation into a decision by the University of Manitoba to withhold its contract with Xerox Canada for the provision of managed print services.Read more
Manitoba Ombudsman notified of mailing error
Feb 6, 2014
Earlier today, Manitoba Finance released a bulletin advising the public of a possible mailing error affecting a small number of business taxation statements. Manitoba Ombudsman was made aware of this potential breach immediately after it was discovered by Manitoba Finance.Read more
Manitoba Ombudsman marks Data Privacy Day, January 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
Manitoba Ombudsman joins many government offices, corporations, and privacy professionals around the world in marking Data Privacy Day on January 28 by reminding everyone to give the protection of privacy and data a greater priority. Data Privacy Day highlights the impact that technology is having on our privacy rights and underlines the importance of valuing and protecting our personal information.Read more
We all expect government, other public bodies and trustees to act in a fair, open, and transparent manner. What if you believe they haven't?
The ombudsman can investigate your complaint about access to information and privacy matters, the fairness of government actions or decisions, or serious 'wrongdoings' that you believe may have occurred. This site contains information about the different kinds of investigations the ombudsman can conduct, what you need to know about submitting a complaint, complaint forms, and a variety of other resources.
Manitoba Ombudsman is an independent office of the Legislative Assembly and is not part of any government department or agency. The ombudsman conducts independent, impartial, and non-partisan investigations.