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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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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases comments and recommendations in response to FIPPA and PHIA reviews

    Jun 27, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman has posted its comments and recommendations in response to the Manitoba government’s legislative reviews of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) on its website.

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  • Ombudsman releases FIPPA investigation report with recommendation related to access to information about photo radar enforcement

    Jun 19, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released its investigation report with a recommendation regarding the City of Winnipeg – Winnipeg Police Service’s response to an application made under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The application was for information about photo radar enforcement locations. The ombudsman’s report includes the City of Winnipeg’s response to the recommendation.

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Guidelines for Implementing a Privacy Management Program

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FIPPA and PHIA Reviews

Read Manitoba Ombudsman's comments and recommendations in response to the Manitoba government's 2017 legislative reviews of FIPPA and PHIA:

2017 Review of FIPPA: Comments from Manitoba Ombudsman

2017 Review of PHIA: Comments from Manitoba Ombudsman

 

 

 

 

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  • Access and Privacy Division

    This division is responsible for upholding access to information and privacy rights by investigating complaints and reviewing compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).

  • Ombudsman Division

    This division promotes fairness and administrative accountability through investigation of complaints relating to matters of administration under the Ombudsman Act and disclosures of wrongdoing under the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act.

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