Report on the Process for the Review of Child Welfare and Collateral Services after the Death of a Child – Dec 13, 2011
In 2006, Manitoba Ombudsman completed an external review of the child welfare system in Manitoba titled Strengthen the Commitment. Because of limited results, and because of issues identified by a number of decision-makers in the child welfare system, the Ombudsman has issued a report about the administrative processes that have been implemented to date, their strengths and weaknesses, and areas where improvements have been and can be made.
Ombudsman releases updated fact sheet, "10 Points to Know about eChart Manitoba" – Dec 6, 2011
On the first anniversary of eChart Manitoba becoming operational, Manitoba Ombudsman Irene Hamilton has released an updated fact sheet on the continuing development of eChart and the privacy protections available to the public.
PHIA Investigation Report with Recommendations Regarding the Flin Flon Clinic – Nov 28, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman has released an investigation report under The Personal Health Information Act where recommendations were made to the Flin Flon Clinic. A third party alerted our office that partially burned medical records containing personal health information were found blowing on and around a highway and gravel pit near Flin Flon, Manitoba.
Manitoba Ombudsman celebrates Right to Know Week 2011 – Sep 26, 2011
For the sixth year, the Manitoba Ombudsman's office has joined with other information and privacy commissioner offices from across the country to celebrate Right to Know Day on September 28 and Right to Know Week from September 26 to September 30, 2011.
Manitoba Ombudsman releases investigation reports with recommendations – Sep 26, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman has released five investigation reports under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act where recommendations were made to: Crown Corporations Council, Manitoba Conservation, Manitoba Family Services and Consumer Affairs, and Manitoba Public Insurance.
Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2010 Annual Report – Jun 2, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2010 Annual Report under The Ombudsman Act, The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, The Personal Health Information Act and The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act.
Manitoba Ombudsman releases her Report on the Protection for Persons in Care Office – Mar 11, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman Irene Hamilton released a report on the Protection for Persons in Care Office of Manitoba Health. The report contains 5 recommendations. Manitoba Health accepted all 5 recommendations. Its formal response is included at the end of the report.
Ombudsman releases FIPPA Timeliness Audit Report – Mar 4, 2011
Manitoba's Ombudsman has released an audit report to Manitobans about the performance of Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) in meeting the time requirements to respond to applications for access under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
FIPPA investigation reports about access to records relating to the upcoming inquest into the death of Brian Sinclair – Feb 11, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman Irene Hamilton today publicly released her investigation reports under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) about the access decisions made by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the City of Winnipeg (Winnipeg Police Service), public bodies under FIPPA.
Report on Manitoba's Employment and Income Assistance Program: Updated with Departmental Responses to Recommendations – Jan 21, 2011
Manitoba Ombudsman Irene Hamilton released an updated report on the Employment and Income Assistance Program of Family Services and Consumer Affairs that includes the department's responses to the 68 recommendations made in her initial report released in May 2010.