Manitoba Ombudsman co-hosts the Western Canada Health Information Privacy Symposium, May 15 -16, 2013
May 14, 2013
Manitoba Ombudsman, together with the Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, is co-hosting the Western Canada Health Information Privacy Symposium (WCHIPS) in Winnipeg, May 15-16, 2013.Read more
2013 Access, Privacy, Security, and Information Management Conference in Winnipeg, May 13-14, 2013
May 10, 2013
On May 13 and 14, 2013, public sector employees from provincial and municipal governments, school divisions, universities, colleges and health care bodies will gather at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg for the Making Connections: Access, Privacy, Security and Information Management Conference, hosted by Manitoba Ombudsman.Read more
New Privacy Emergency Kit helps organizations prepare for a crisis
May 8, 2013
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has developed a Privacy Emergency Kit to help public and private sector organizations subject to federal privacy laws to enhance the timeliness and content of communications during an emergency, while also giving people confidence that their personal information will be handled appropriately. This guidance was developed in consultation with several provincial and territorial privacy oversight offices across Canada, including Manitoba Ombudsman.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.