Advisories for public bodies and trustees about extensions under FIPPA and responding to access requests under PHIA
Mar 24, 2020
The ombudsman has issued an advisory for public bodies about extensions under FIPPA during the COVID-19 pandemic and an advisory for trustees about responding to individuals’ access requests under PHIA during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians urge governments to modernize legislation to better protect Canadians
Nov 6, 2019
Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners from across Canada are urging their governments to modernize access to information and privacy laws.Read more
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.Read more
Due to concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are limiting face to face contact as a precautionary measure to keep everyone safe. This means we will not be conducting in-person consultations or intakes.
We are working differently to maintain service. During this time, there may be unexpected delays in responding to emails and phone calls. We appreciate your patience and understanding. We will get back to you at our first available opportunity.
Please contact us by phone at 1-800-665-0531 or 204-982-9130 during regular office hours or by email at email@example.com if you have questions about our services or want to speak to someone about making a complaint.
For information about making complaints, complaint forms and some frequently asked questions about the different kinds of complaints we handle, please visit our complaints page at www.ombudsman.mb.ca/info/complaints.html
We are closely monitoring this rapidly evolving situation and will adjust our operational plans as needed. Watch this website and our social media pages for further updates.