Category: Manitoba

  • Manitoba Bill 25 Amendments re Cannabis Coming Into Force

    Last year, Manitoba passed Bill 25, The Cannabis Harm Prevention Act, which included amendments to The Non-Smokers Health Protection Act. Bill 25 added cannabis to the prohibition on smoking and using e-cigarettes in “indoor workplaces”. These . . .

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  • Manitoba Bill 20 re Employment Standards Code

    The Manitoba government introduced Bill 20, The Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (2), for first reading on March 20, 2018. If passed, the Bill will make a number of changes to the Manitoba Employment Standards Code, including:

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  • Manitoba Bill 12 re Employment Agencies

    The Manitoba government introduced Bill 12, The Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2018, for first reading on March 14, 2018. If passed, the Bill will amend several Acts, including The Worker Recruitment and Protection Act (WRPA).

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  • Recap: Coming Into Force on January 1, 2018

    The following amendments to Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario legislation and regulations came into force on January 1, 2018.

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  • Manitoba Regulation re Workers Compensation Rates

    Regulation 1/2018 Adjustment in Compensation Regulation  is a new regulation under Manitoba's The Workers Compensation Act (repealing and replacing Regulation 1/2017). The regulation provides the annual adjustment of maximum annual earnings under the Act.

    The regulation comes into force on January 1, 2018 . . .

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  • Manitoba Bill 33 re Minimum Wage

    Manitoba Bill 33, The Minimum Wage Indexation Act (Employment Standards Code Amended), received royal assent on June 2, 2017. Bill 33 amended the Manitoba Employment Standards Code to adjust the minimum wage every year in accordance with Manitoba's Consumer Price Index, beginning on October 1, 2017 (when it will be$11.15). Bill 33 came . . .

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