• UPDATE: Notification of temporary closure of Winnipeg office in-person services from May 23rd to June 7th 2023.

    May 17, 2023

    The Manitoba Ombudsman Winnipeg office will be closed for any in-person services including face to face meetings and dropping off complaints during the above dates.

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  • Canadian Information and Privacy Regulators Call for Stronger Safeguards for Sharing Personal Health Information

    Sep 26, 2022

    In a joint resolution, Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial information and privacy commissioners and ombudspersons are calling for a concerted effort across the healthcare sector to modernize and strengthen privacy protections for sharing personal health information.

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  • 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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    This division is responsible for upholding access to information and privacy rights by investigating complaints and reviewing compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).

  • Ombudsman Division

    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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