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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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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2016 annual report

    May 30, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman Charlene Paquin has released her office’s annual report for 2016. 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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  • Ombudsman reviews privacy breach

    Apr 19, 2017

    As many Manitobans are now aware, a confidential list of individuals who have undergone MRI procedures was recently disclosed to the media and some of this information was publicly released. On April 17, 2017, Manitoba Ombudsman was first advised of this privacy breach, and shortly thereafter, was made aware that the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) would be conducting an internal review. Manitoba Ombudsman has also initiated an investigation of this matter under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).

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2016 Annual Report

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2016 Supplementary Report: Implementation of Recommendations Resulting from Special Investigations of Child Deaths by the Office of the Children’s Advocate

 

 

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    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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