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.

 

News

*Federal, Provincial and Territorial Information and Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsman Issue Joint Resolution About Privacy and Access to Information Rights During and After a Pandemic – June 2, 2021

*News release: The Ombud of New Brunswick joins national colleagues in call for vaccine passports to meet the highest level of privacy protection – May 19, 2021

*Joint Statement by Federal, Provincial and Territorial Privacy Commissioners: Privacy and COVID-19 Vaccine Passports – May 19 – 2021

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

 

 

Upcoming Events

Data Privacy Day commemorates the January 28, 1981, signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. Data Privacy Day is celebrated annually on January 28, and is an opportunity for individuals, governments and businesses to raise their level of awareness of privacy and data protection issues.

 

Please visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada for information and features regarding Data Privacy Day 2022.

 

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada – Data Privacy Week Campaign

 

 

Recent Reports of FindingsAccess to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

21/22-AP-020, Department of Justice and Public Safety, December 16, 2021

19/20-AP-156 Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, September 22, 2021

19/20-AP-220 and 20/21-AP-015, (University of New Brunswick), August 13, 2021

21/22-AP-001 and 21/22-AP-026, Mount Allison University, August 16, 2021

19/20-AP-202 Department of Justice and Public Safety, July 30, 2021

19/20-AP-137, 19/20-AP-138, 19/20-AP-139, Department of Justice and Public Safety, July 16, 2021

19/20-AP-192 Department of Justice and Public Safety, July 13, 2021

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