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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2018 annual report

    May 22, 2019

    Manitoba Ombudsman’s 2018 Annual 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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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases a report under PHIA about a privacy breach related to MRI services

    Apr 23, 2019

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released an investigation report under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) related to the unauthorized disclosure of personal health information of 91 patients who received magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) between 2008 and 2016. The patients’ health information was disclosed in violation of PHIA to several media organizations.

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  • Manitoba Ombudsman and the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth open a shared office in Thompson

    Apr 15, 2019

    Acting Ombudsman Marc Cormier is pleased to announce the opening of a shared office in Thompson with the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth. The office is part of a two-year pilot project to more effectively connect people in Thompson and the north with the ombudsman’s and advocate’s services.

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