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  • FIPPA investigation report with recommendations to Manitoba Infrastructure released

    May 11, 2021

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released a FIPPA investigation report where recommendations were made to Manitoba Infrastructure. A report on compliance with the recommendations is also included. FIPPA requires that the ombudsman make recommendations made available to the public, and sets out that the ombudsman may do so by publishing recommendations on a website.

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  • Ombudsman releases report under PHIA about a privacy breach at Children’s disAbility Services

    Apr 29, 2021

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released a report under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) about an investigation into a privacy breach that affected 8,900 children receiving services from the Children’s disAbility Services (CDS) program of Manitoba Families.

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  • Ombudsman releases report on privacy implications of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries’ Controlled Entrance Initiative

    Apr 7, 2021

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released a summary report on a review of the privacy implications of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries’ Controlled Entrance Initiative at Liquor Mart stores. In November 2019 Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries implemented the initiative to improve safety and security in response to thefts.

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Case 2020-1304: Children's disAbility Services, Manitoba Families

Case 2020-1304 privacy breach investigation report

Highlights of Case 2020-1304

Case 2020-1304 highlights

Read the ombudsman's April 14, 2021, letter on the implications of Bill 49 (FIPPA):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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