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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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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases Guidelines for Implementing a Privacy Management Program

    Jul 13, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released new privacy-related guidelines for public bodies and trustees (organizations) subject to FIPPA and PHIA – Guidelines for Implementing a Privacy Management Program for Privacy Accountability in Manitoba’s Public Sector.

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

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