Manitoba Mandatory Coverage

To drive in Manitoba, you must obtain coverage through MPI that meets the mandatory provincial regulations. In the province, $200,000 in third-party liability coverage is mandatory as is coverage for damage to your own vehicle. 

The chart below provides a summary of mandatory coverages required by the Manitoba government. Please refer to the list of sources for more details. 

This information is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified insurance professional for further assistance. 

As of March 1, 2019

Compulsory minimum third-party liability:$200,000 is available for any one accident; however, if a claim involving both bodily injury and property damage reaches this figure, payment for property damage will be capped at $20,000
Direct Compensation Property Damage Required:Not applicable
Medical payments:No time or amount limit
Funeral expense benefits: $8,758 (maximum)
Disability income benefits:90% of net wages based on gross annual income of maximum $98,500/year; nothing is payable for the first seven days of disability
Death benefits:Death any time after injury; benefits for partners depend on wage and age of deceased; minimum $64,260; benefits for dependent children depend on their age and range from $30,522 to $56,228; disabled dependants receive an additional $28,113; non-dependent children or parents receive $14,310
Impairment benefits:Minimum $802/week, maximum total of $160,647 for non-catastrophic injury; maximum $253,664 for catastrophic injury (includes indemnity for non-catastrophic injury of $160,647)
Right to sue for pain and suffering?No
Right to sue for economic loss in excess of no-fault benefits?No


All online sources were accessed on March 1, 2020