Five New Reports Under The Ombudsman Act Posted Online
Jul 18, 2014
Manitoba Ombudsman has posted five new Ombudsman Act investigation reports on its website.Read more
Ombudsman suspends investigations related to flood-affected municipalities
Jul 8, 2014
In light of the flood situation in southern Manitoba, Manitoba Ombudsman will be suspending investigations related to any municipalities and communities under local or provincial states of emergency for 30 days. We will review the situation after 30 days. This decision was taken after careful review of all outstanding municipal complaint investigations, and in light of the impact on municipal officials of their ongoing efforts to deal with the disruption and devastation caused by flooding.Read more
Manitoba Ombudsman Comments on Disclosure of Personal Information about Manitoba Drivers to Elections Canada
Jun 25, 2014
Manitoba Ombudsman was asked by Elections Canada to comment on whether The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) would permit disclosure of personal information about Manitoba drivers for the purpose of updating the National Register of Electors maintained by Elections Canada. The personal information is held by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) and is subject to restrictions on disclosure under FIPPA.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 of Manitoba and is not part of any government department or agency. The ombudsman conducts independent, impartial, and non-partisan investigations.