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.
March 17, 2020 – Impact of Covid-19 on the Office of the Ombud’s Access and Privacy Division (see attached Notice)
March 27, 2020 – Office of the Ombud’s Access and Privacy Division issues guidance on privacy and the COVID-19 outbreak (see attached Guidance Document – Privacy in Emergency Situations)
April 6, 2020 – Office of the Ombud’s Access and Privacy Division issues memorandum regarding Time Extension applications by public bodies (see attached Memorandum).
The Ombud and his staff appreciate everyone’s cooperation, patience and understanding in these extraordinary circumstances.