• Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2020 annual report

    Dec 29, 2021

    Manitoba Ombudsman Jill Perron has released her office’s annual report for 2020, which quantifies contacts to the office, identifies some of the challenges faced during the first year of the pandemic and features case summaries and detailed statistics on the office’s work under all of its mandates.

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  • Manitoba Ombudsman lays three charges under the Personal Health Information Act

    Oct 20, 2021

    An investigation by Manitoba Ombudsman has resulted in three charges being laid against an employee of a trustee under the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).

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  • Information and privacy commissioners issue resolution about privacy and access to information rights during/after a pandemic

    Jun 2, 2021

    In a joint resolution, Canada’s information and privacy regulators called on their respective governments to respect Canadians’ quasi-constitutional rights to privacy and access to information. The regulators took note of the serious impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the right of access to information and privacy rights in Canada and called on governments to use the lessons learned during the pandemic to improve these rights.

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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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