Government Wide Contract Policy

Legislative and Safety Requirements

The Province of Manitoba’s Government Wide Contract Policy – Legislative and Safety Requirements requires contractors and subcontractors engaging in Government of Manitoba contracts (subject to the scope of this policy) to declare:
 
  • Compliance with The Apprenticeship and Certification Act (Manitoba), including:
    • Compulsory trade certification requirements, and;
    • Trade supervision ratios.
  • Compliance with The Employment Standards Code (Manitoba).
  • Compliance with The Construction Industry Wages Act (Manitoba).
  • Applicable minimum wage rates to employees by posted notification.
  • Compliance with The Workplace Safety and Health Act (Manitoba).
  • Certification in a SAFE Work Manitoba sanctioned safety program (such as COR™).
  • An understanding that there may be consequences for making any untrue statements regarding the above.
 

Policy

The Policy below outlines the scope of application, specific policy requirements, policy exceptions, and responsibilities of contracting authorities, contractors, and subcontractors.
 
Please review the Policy and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section to determine if it applies to you as an authority, contractor or subcontractor.

Government Wide Contract Policy – Legislative and Safety Requirements
 

Contractor’s Certification Form – Legislative and Safety Requirements

Being a declaration of compliance, the Contractors Certification Form – Legislative and Safety Requirements must be submitted by the general contractor and all the applicable subcontractors regardless of project value or specific exceptions to the safety program requirements noted in the Policy.