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Credits, Rebates

Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit Beginning after April 4, 2007, property owners who installed or are considering installing a geothermal heat pump system can receive a tax credit from the Manitoba government. The tax credit can be claimed through the income tax system either on the individual T1 income tax return or the corporate T2 income tax return. For 2009 and forward, the Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit complements any provincial grants that may be available for geothermal installations.
Manitoba Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit A refundable provincial tax credit for eligible new geothermal system installations is offered to property owners through the Manitoba Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit.
Manitoba Hydro Home Insulation Program If your home was built before 1999 it may not have enough insulation. Add insulation to your home to help save energy and improve the comfort of your home. Manitoba hydro offer rebates to help you insulate your attic, walls, and foundation.
Solar Thermal Energy Systems The Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit is extended to solar thermal energy systems purchased for use in Manitoba since 2009. Purchasers who install specified solar heating equipment in Manitoba will qualify for a refundable 10% Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit on the eligible capital costs.

Energy Efficiency

Affordable Energy Program If you are a homeowner or a home renter with limited income we can work with you or your landlord to have energy efficiency upgrades done to the house you live in. If you are a landlord, energy-efficient upgrades can increase the value of your property, reduce the energy consumption of your tenants and help lower their energy bills.
Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit Beginning after April 4, 2007, property owners who installed or are considering installing a geothermal heat pump system can receive a tax credit from the Manitoba government. The tax credit can be claimed through the income tax system either on the individual T1 income tax return or the corporate T2 income tax return. For 2009 and forward, the Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit complements any provincial grants that may be available for geothermal installations.
Manitoba Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit A refundable provincial tax credit for eligible new geothermal system installations is offered to property owners through the Manitoba Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit.
Manitoba Hydro Home Energy Efficiency Loan The Home Energy Efficiency Loan is a convenient and affordable financing option if you want to make energy efficiency upgrades to your home. The monthly payment will be added to your energy bill and no down payment is required.
Manitoba Hydro Home Insulation Program If your home was built before 1999 it may not have enough insulation. Add insulation to your home to help save energy and improve the comfort of your home. Manitoba hydro offer rebates to help you insulate your attic, walls, and foundation.
Manitoba Hydro PAYS (Pay as you Save) Financing PAYS Financing is a convenient and affordable financing option if you want to make energy efficiency upgrades to your home. It allows you to use the estimated annual utility savings from making an energy efficiency upgrade to pay for the cost of your upgrade itself(or a part thereof). Your annual savings are averaged out over 12 months and used to calculate your monthly payment, which will be added to your energy bill.
Manitoba Hydro Refrigerator Retirement Program The Refrigerator Retirement Program pays Manitoba Hydro customers $50 for a working refrigerator 15 years or older, and offers free in-home pick up.
Manitoba Hydro Residential Earth Power Loan Manitoba Hydro's Residential Earth Power Loan covers qualifying upgrades for geothermal (ground source) heat pumps, cold climate air source heat pumps, solar thermal water heaters and solar photovoltaic systems
Solar Thermal Energy Systems The Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit is extended to solar thermal energy systems purchased for use in Manitoba since 2009. Purchasers who install specified solar heating equipment in Manitoba will qualify for a refundable 10% Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit on the eligible capital costs.

Environmental Protection

WasteWise- Where to Recycle in Manitoba WasteWise is a hub for people and industries to get information about waste reduction options in Manitoba.

Financial Assistance

Benefits in Manitoba A comprehensive list of government benefits and services available to Manitobans.
Disaster Financial Assistance When a widespread disaster strikes and creates an unreasonable financial burden, disaster financial assistance (DFA) may be made available for eligible costs. DFA is intended to provide financial assistance to restore property to a habitable and functional state relative to pre-disaster condition. Assistance is generally provided to help local governments, individuals, farm, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Home Renovation Assistance

Affordable Energy Program If you are a homeowner or a home renter with limited income we can work with you or your landlord to have energy efficiency upgrades done to the house you live in. If you are a landlord, energy-efficient upgrades can increase the value of your property, reduce the energy consumption of your tenants and help lower their energy bills.
Secondary Suites Program Provincial funding for secondary suites (better known as granny suites), is available through the Provincial Secondary Suites Program. Program assistance is in the form of a forgivable loan equal to 50% of the total construction costs to a maximum of $35,000 per new secondary suite. A secondary suite is a private self-contained living space located within an existing home or on the property which has its own entrance, bathroom, bedroom(s) kitchen and living area, but may share other spaces such as storage areas, parking spaces and yard with the rest of the house.

Housing and Property

Building Codes Manitoba adopts the National Building Codes, Fire Codes and Plumbing Codes with some modifications and additions. The codes establish consistent minimum standards to be followed for new building construction as well as for any renovation or alternation to existing buildings for both commercial and residential projects.
Land Titles Provides a registry where ownership and interests in land (such as a mortgage or caveat) may be recorded.

Information line

Street Light Report any problems with the streetlights in your area by either calling or submitting an online report.

Public Safety

Bug n Scrub A free program for eligible vulnerable persons who need help in preparing their home for bed bug treatment. Bug n scrub provides a variety of preparation services such as moving furniture, general cleaning, laundry service and reducing and removing clutter.
Building Codes Manitoba adopts the National Building Codes, Fire Codes and Plumbing Codes with some modifications and additions. The codes establish consistent minimum standards to be followed for new building construction as well as for any renovation or alternation to existing buildings for both commercial and residential projects.
Click before you dig If you are planning a project that involves digging deeper than 15 cm -- like building a fence -- stay safe and arrange to check and mark your property for electrical and gas lines. You can do so by completing a line locate form online, or calling the toll free number on the website below.
Disaster Financial Assistance When a widespread disaster strikes and creates an unreasonable financial burden, disaster financial assistance (DFA) may be made available for eligible costs. DFA is intended to provide financial assistance to restore property to a habitable and functional state relative to pre-disaster condition. Assistance is generally provided to help local governments, individuals, farm, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Sales

Manitoba Hydro Manitoba Hydro is a Crown Corporation and is the province's major energy utility supplying both electricity and natural gas. Customer Services can assist with energy bill questions, meter readings, payments or inspections.