• Manitoba Ombudsman releases “Ten Tips for Addressing Employee Snooping”

    Feb 14, 2017

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released Ten Tips for Addressing Employee Snooping, a guidance document for public bodies and trustees subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).

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  • Manitoba Ombudsman releases survey report on privacy breach practices in Manitoba

    Dec 20, 2016

    Manitoba Ombudsman has released Privacy Breach Practices in Manitoba, a report that summarizes findings and analysis from a survey distributed to 238 public-sector organizations across the province.

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  • Don’t repeat past mistakes, Privacy Commissioner warns as government reviews national security framework

    Dec 6, 2016

    Commissioner Therrien and his provincial and territorial counterparts are stressing the need to address privacy risks related to information sharing and collection of metadata; raising concerns about government proposals on police access to basic subscriber data and encrypted communications.

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Online safety poster (produced in partnership with the Office of the Children’s Advocate)

Online safety poster

Social Smarts graphic novel (produced by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and endorsed by Manitoba Ombudsman and other privacy commissioner offices across the country)

Social Smarts cover

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