In June 2019, amendments to New Brunswick legislation transferred the responsibility for the access and privacy mandates from the Office of the Integrity Commissioner to the Office of the Ombud for New Brunswick.



Joint Statement by Federal, Provincial and Territorial Privacy Commissioners : Privacy principles for contact tracing and similar apps – May 7, 2020



Upcoming Events


The Public Service Information Community Connection (PSICC) will be virtually presenting the 2020 Maritime Connections Conference from November 17-19, 2020.


The conference will take place in the afternoons only over the three-day period, and will feature 3 plenary panels including a Commissioner’s Roundtable, COVID-19’s Impact on Access to Information in the Maritimes, and Open Data in Atlantic Canada.


The full agenda and registration particulars can be found at





Recent Reports of FindingsAccess to Information and Protection of Privacy Act


19/20-AP-131 Department of Health, October 16, 2020


19/20-AP-098 Regional Municipality of Tracadie, October 23, 2020


19/20-AP-061 Regional Municipality of Tracadie October 23, 2020


19/20-AP-154 Regional Municipality of Tracadie, October 6, 2020


19/20-AP-071 Department of Social Development, October 1, 2020


19/20-AP-001 Department of Public Safety, September 25, 2020


2017-4226-AP-2288 Université de Moncton, September 25, 2020