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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is BizPaL Manitoba?
A: BizPaL Manitoba is an online service that provides information on permits, licences, and other government requirements for starting, operating and growing a business in Manitoba. Access BizPaL Manitoba now.

Q: If I have questions about using BizPaL Manitoba, who can help?
A: If you have questions about how to use BizPaL Manitoba, please call or email Entrepreneurship Manitoba.

Q: Where can I find information on financial assistance and other programs and services offered by the Province of Manitoba?
A: Check out Entrepreneurship Manitoba or the Manitoba Business Portal.

Q: What is Municipal Amalgamation?
A: Municipal Amalgamation is when a number of smaller municipalities join together to become one larger municipality. As of January 1, 2015, 106 municipalities in Manitoba amalgamated into 47. Learn more about how Municipal Amalgamation may affect BizPaL.

Q: Why can’t I find my Manitoba municipality in BizPaL?
A: If you are searching for a municipality that was created as a result of the recent Municipal Amalgamation (which took effect in Manitoba on January 1, 2015), it will not be available in BizPaL until the national municipality database is updated by Statistics Canada (the source that BizPaL uses). For the time being, please search using the name of your former municipality, and be sure to find your local government office to confirm the municipal information.