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Manitoba Finance

Manitoba Finance

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Financial Institutions Regulation Branch
Financial Literacy Resource Website
Labour Relations
Manitoba Securities Commission
Tax Assistance Office
Taxation Division
Taxation, Economic and Intergovernmental Fiscal
      Research Division
Treasury Board Secretariat
Treasury Division


Financial Institutions Regulation Branch

  • Regulates financial institutions and cooperatives in Manitoba.
    • Reviews and approves the corporate legal documents for credit unions, caisses populaires and cooperatives.
    • Maintains a legal registry for credit unions, caisses populaires, cooperatives and insurance companies.
    • Mediates disputes between consumers, agents, adjusters and insurance companies; as well as member disputes with their credit union, caisse populaire or cooperative.
    • Authorizes trust and loan companies to operate in Manitoba.
  • Licences accident and baggage insurance agents, hail insurance agents and hail insurance adjusters.

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Labour Relations

  • Represents the government and department management in all labour relations and compensation activities within the civil service as well as providing specialized consulting services respecting labour relations and compensation matters within the public sector.

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Manitoba Securities Commission

  • Provides information and education to the public about investing.
  • Issues Investor Alerts to warn the public about investment scams.
  • Establishes rules and provides information to businesses looking to raise capital by selling securities.
  • Licenses individuals in the securities and real estate industry.

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Tax Assistance Office

  • Informs and assists residents of Manitoba on the Manitoba income tax and tax credit programs.
  • Monitors all claims to ensure accuracy, corrects inaccurate claims and recovers ineligible amounts previously claimed by taxpayers.

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Taxation Division

  • Provides information on retail sales, health and education, corporation capital, tobacco, fuel, mining, credit unions and caisses populaires profits taxes and emissions tax on coal.

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Taxation, Economic and Intergovernmental
Fiscal Research Division

  • Provides research, technical and analytical support in respect of national and provincial fiscal and economic matters and intergovernmental finance relations, including cost-shared programs.
  • Administers fiscal arrangements and tax collection agreements with the Federal Government as well as tax credit programs with the federal government and municipalities.

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Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Provides financial and analytical support and advice to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board.
  • Treasury Board is a sub-committee of Cabinet responsible for the overall fiscal management and reporting of the Manitoba government and the establishment of policies required for the effective management of public funds to meet government objectives.

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Treasury Division

  • Manages and administers the cash resources, borrowing programs, and all investment and debt management activities of the government.

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