Learn about the Manitoba auto insurance system

Manitoba is known for its diverse landscape that borders two Canadian provinces, two territories, and two US states. Outside Winnipeg, there are many open roads to explore in the land of 100,000 lakes. Manitoba residents need a good car insurance policy before hitting the road.

Car insurance in Manitoba is different from other regions in the country. It’s offered through Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI). We’ll provide a detailed understanding of how car insurance in Manitoba works, how to get mandatory coverage through MPI, outline optional coverage, and ways to save.

NOTE: Auto insurance is not available through ThinkInsure in Manitoba.

Key takeaways about Manitoba car insurance

  • Car insurance is available through Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI)
  • Basic and optional insurance is only available through the provincial government
  • Manitoba auto insurance premiums are cheaper than most provinces