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Ombudsman Posts FIPPA Investigation Reports

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December 13, 2013

Manitoba Acting Ombudsman Mel Holley has posted new investigation reports on the ombudsman’s websites—including 10 under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), Winnipeg Free Press reports, noting six of the FIPPA reports posted are about Winnipeg and four relate to rural municipalities. The report includes details of each of the investigations, and Holley explained they should provide members of the public—as well as those entities governed by FIPPA—better insight into how the ombudsman “interprets and applies the legislation and resolves complaints in situations where recommendations are not needed.”
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