Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2004 Annual Report under The Ombudsman Act – Jul 4, 2005
Manitoba Ombudsman Irene Hamilton has reported on the activities of the Ombudsman Office during the calendar year 2004. This was the last full year of the office's operation under the leadership of former Ombudsman Barry Tuckett.
Manitoba Ombudsman releases annual report for 2003 under FIPPA and PHIA – Feb 8, 2005
Access to information and protection of personal information privacy are fundamental rights in open, accountable, and modern democratic governments according to Ombudsman Barry Tuckett in his Annual Report to the Legislative Assembly for 2003.
Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2003 Annual Report under The Ombudsman Act – Feb 2, 2005
In his 2003 Annual Report to the Legislative Assembly, Ombudsman Barry Tuckett stated that there is an important need for government to refresh its commitment to open, accountable, and fair government in a visible way.
Ombudsman releases privacy impact assessment process to help ensure compliance with personal health information privacy law – Dec 2, 2004
A privacy impact assessment process designed specifically to help protect the privacy of personal health information under The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) has been placed on the Manitoba Ombudsman's web site. In making the announcement, Ombudsman Barry Tuckett said that "undertaking privacy impact assessments has become a generally accepted 'best practice' for both the public and private sectors of society."
Manitoba Ombudsman releases comment on personal health information privacy and the provision of spiritual care to patients – Sep 8, 2004
A comment on information privacy and the provision of spiritual care to patients in Manitoba health care facilities under The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) has been released by Manitoba Ombudsman, Barry Tuckett.
Ombudsman places comments on Manitoba 's access and privacy legislation on website – Jun 25, 2004
Manitoba Ombudsman Barry Tuckett announced today that comments in connection with the review of The Freedom of Information Act and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) are being made available publicly on the office's web site. To accommodate those who may not have reasonable access to the office's web site, photocopies may be obtained by contacting the Ombudsman's office.
Manitoba Ombudsman Tables 2002 Annual Report – Apr 28, 2004
The Manitoba Ombudsman's Annual Report for 2002 under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) has been tabled by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
Ombudsman releases 2002 annual report – Dec 2, 2003
The Manitoba Ombudsman's Annual Report for 2002, relating to his duties under The Ombudsman Act, has been tabled by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
Ombudsman releases privacy impact assessment process to help ensure compliance with Manitoba's information privacy laws – Oct 29, 2003
In a Special Report to the Manitoba Legislature, "Respecting Privacy: A Compliance Review Tool for Manitoba's Information Privacy Laws", Ombudsman Barry Tuckett says that the requirements of Manitoba's information privacy legislation need to be better known, more fully considered, and more systematically applied than is now the case. To help this process along, the Ombudsman's Office is introducing a privacy compliance self-assessment process that may be used by Manitoba public bodies and personal health information trustees in their management of the personal and personal health information entrusted to them.
Ombudsman finds that the collection, use and disclosure of passenger’s images from taxicab cameras is in compliance with FIPPA – Apr 30, 2003
The Manitoba Ombudsman has concluded that the collection, use, and disclosure of digital images from taxicab camera is authorized and limited to the amount reasonably necessary under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).