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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2017 annual report

    May 29, 2018

    Manitoba Ombudsman Charlene Paquin has released her office’s annual report for 2017. The report highlights the work and accomplishments of the office under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Personal Health Information Act, the Ombudsman Act and the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act.

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  • Privacy authorities urge federal government to consider privacy in Smart Cities Challenge proposals

    Apr 27, 2018

    Federal, provincial, and territorial privacy protection authorities, including Manitoba Ombudsman, sent a letter to the federal government asking that it consider privacy and security of personal information in the selection, design and implementation of winning proposals in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. 

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  • Ombudsman releases report about unauthorized access to personal health information at Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

    Dec 12, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released a report under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) related to unauthorized access to personal health information in the databases of the Provincial Drug Program (PDP) branch within Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL).

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