Where to Pick Up Government Cheques and Essential if Canada Post Goes on Strike
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Contract negotiations between the Canadian Union of Postal workers and Canada Post have been unsuccessful and we may see a Canada Post strike sometime soon.

If there’s a disruption in service at Canada Post, the Provincial government says that cheques and essential mail can be picked up at specific locations beginning Monday June 20.

  • New and replacement health cards and temporary out-of-province certificates can be picked up on the main floor at 300 Carlton St.
  • For information on maintenance enforcement cheques, call 204-945-1761 or email the program at ManitobaMEPInquiries@gov.mb.ca.
  • For regular cheques by mail from the Public Guardian and Trustee, contact the Adult Services Administrator directly to make alternate arrangements.
  • For information about Employment Manitoba cheques and where to pick up, call 204-945‑0575 in Winnipeg or 1-866-332-5077 (toll-free).
  • For information about Disaster Financial Assistance cheques and where to pick up, call
    204-945-3030 in Winnipeg or 1-888-267-8298 (toll-free).
  • For information about Workers Compensation Board cheques and where to pick up, call
    204-954-4321 in Winnipeg or 1-855-954-4321 (toll-free).
  • Tax return due dates remain unchanged. Visit www.gov.mb.ca/finance/taxation for more information.
  • Manitoba housing cheques, including STAT55, rent supplement and portable housing benefit, are to be picked up at 200-352 Donald St.

These offices will be open Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Proper identification is required to pick up a cheque.