Injured workers residing in the province of Manitoba, similar to the rest of Canada, are statute barred from suing their employers for work related injuries/diseases.
Instead they must file for workers compensation benefits,
with the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba.
Information about the Province of Manitoba:
Geographical Location: West of Ontario, East of Saskachewan, South of NWT, North of Minnesota & North Dakota.
Population: 1.3 million
Interesting thing: Home to Museum of Human Rights, Geographical centre point of Canada
Information about Manitoba's workers compensation board:
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
333 Broadway Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 4W3
Telephone: (204) 954-4321 or Toll-Free: 1-800-362-3340
Fax: (204) 954-4999 or Toll-Free: 1-877-872-3804
Information about the Manitoba's workers compensation appeals tribunal:
600 - 330 St. Mary Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z5
General Telephone Line: (204) 925-6110
Fax: (204) 943-4393
Toll Free: 1-855-925-6110
Information about the Manitoba office of workers advocate:
They provide free representations service to injured workers residing in Manitoba for workers compensation appeals.