Manitoba Ombudsman releases FIPPA report with recommendation related to access to city records about police headquarters – Mar 11, 2015
Manitoba Ombudsman has posted its report with a recommendation regarding the City of Winnipeg’s response to an application made under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The application was for information about renovations to the Public Safety Building and Canada Post building. The ombudsman’s report includes the City of Winnipeg’s response to the recommendation.
Manitoba Ombudsman joins other privacy commissioners in expressing concerns about the implications of Bill C-51 – Mar 6, 2015
Today, provincial and territorial privacy oversight officers have jointly released a letter to the chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security expressing concerns about the privacy implications of Bill C-51 (the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015). This is in addition to a letter of concern released by federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien.
Manitoba Ombudsman makes first referral to information and privacy adjudicator – Mar 3, 2015
For the first time, Acting Manitoba Ombudsman Mel Holley has referred a matter under The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) to Manitoba Information and Privacy Adjudicator Ron Perozzo for additional review after a trustee did not comply with the ombudsman’s recommendations.
Law enforcement agencies urged to consider privacy and personal information protection before adopting body-worn cameras – Feb 18, 2015
Federal, provincial and territorial privacy and personal information protection Ombudspersons and Commissioners issue guidance on law enforcement and the use of body-worn cameras
Manitoba Ombudsman releases Video Surveillance Guidelines – Feb 13, 2015
Manitoba Ombudsman has released Video Surveillance Guidelines for public bodies and trustees subject to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).
Four new investigation reports under The Ombudsman Act posted online – Feb 10, 2015
Today Manitoba Ombudsman released four investigation reports regarding matters under The Municipal Act, The City of Winnipeg Charter, The Wildlife Act, and Workers Compensation Board policy.
Manitoba Ombudsman marks Data Privacy Day, January 28, 2015 – Jan 28, 2015
Data Privacy Day, celebrated every January 28, gives us the opportunity to remind everyone that our personal information is valuable and must be treated with care.
The 2014-4 issue of OmbudsNews is available – Dec 16, 2014
The 2014-4 issue of OmbudsNews is available.
Canada's access to information and privacy guardians urge governments to better protect and promote rights of Canadians – Nov 14, 2014
Information and privacy ombudspersons and commissioners from across the country are urging federal, provincial and territorial governments to review and modernize their information management practices.
Privacy and information commissioners of Canada: statement on national security and law enforcement measures – Oct 29, 2014
Statement of the privacy and information commissioners of Canada on national security and law enforcement measures.