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Statutes Administered: The Charities Endorsement Act

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The Act came into force in 1956 and was last amended in 1996 to address the City of Winnipeg, Civic Charities Board which was done away with at that time.

It regulates the granting of authorization to solicit funds or sell items province wide for a charitable purpose by charitable organizations or by other agencies. In the granting of the authorization, the use of promotional agencies, the period and the type of solicitations are also regulated.