The Manitoba government is continually working to make this website accessible to the widest possible audience. Currently, our Internet standards require that government web content be developed using World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Internet standards.

This website can be navigated using access keys so that you can quickly move to important information if you are navigating by keyboard or assistive devices. It is fully compatible with popular screen reading software and allows for the use of modifications to increase text size and magnify screen/zoom.

Please see tips for enhancing the accessibility of this website below for more information on how to use the accessibility features listed above.

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Tips for Enhancing the Accessibility of this Website

This section explains accessibility features and provides suggestions for modifications you can make in your browser to help improve your access to If the accessibility modification is available we have step-by-step instructions for the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome

Access Keys: Are provided as a shortcut for users to jump to a specific part of the website using the keyboard.

Change Text Size: Make easier to view by making text larger.

Magnify Screen/Zoom: If resizing text in your browser isn't an option, make easier to view through magnification.

Ongoing web design and development work is also being guided by the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative. If you need more information or help accessing website content please send your question to us at

How to use Access Keys

Access keys used on this site:

0: Search
1: Header Navigation
2: Side Bar Navigation
3: Main Body Navigation
4: Footer Navigation


Internet Explorer ALT + Access key, release both keys then press ENTER
Mozilla Firefox Shift + Alt + Access key
Google Chrome Shift + Alt + Access key


Mozilla Firefox CRTL + Access key
Apple Safari CRTL + FN + Access key

How to Change Text Size

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. In the menu bar, click Tools. If the menu bar is not visible, press the Alt key to make it visible.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Within the Internet Options window, click the Fonts button at the bottom of the General tab.
  5. Within the fonts window, you can adjust the default font used in Internet Explorer. If you need additional font options, you can adjust how fonts are used by clicking the Accessibility button in the General tab.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click the "Menu" button on the right. The customization menu will open and you will see the zoom controls at the top.
  3. Use the + button to zoom in, and the - button to zoom out. The number in the middle is the current zoom level.

Apple Safari

  1. Open Safari.
  2. In the Safari menu bar, click on View.
  3. Click on Make Text Bigger to increase the font size or Make Text Smaller to decrease the font size.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click on the "wrench" Chrome wrench icon or "Menu" Chrome Menu button icon in the upper right corner of the browser window.
  3. Increase or decrease the font size by clicking the + (plus) or - (minus) in the Zoom section of the menu.

If you need more information or help accessing website content please send your question to us at