Legislation & Regulations

Manitoba pig farmers are among the most highly regulated producers in North America. Click on the links below to learn more about the regulations affecting the swine sector.

The Planning Act: This legislation has some rules which regulate the swine sector from a locational perspective.

The Provincial Planning Regulation: This regulation contains specific rules related to sizes and location of hog operation as regulated under The Planning Act.

Nutrient Management Regulation

Technical Review Regulation

The Environment Act: This legislation has some rules which regulate the swine sector from an environmental perspective.

The Livestock Manure and Mortalities Management Regulation: This regulation is the major set of rules governing the handling of manure in Manitoba as regulated under The Environment Act.

Other legislation and regulations: Visit the Government of Manitoba’s legislation and regulations page.

Summary of Main Manure Regulations in Manitoba (as of January 2017): View a table prepared by Manitoba Pork summarizing many of the important manure handling rules.

Manitoba Pork represents 613 Manitoba hog farms

Manitoba Pork

Manitoba Pork’s office at 28 Terracon Place is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. However, please minimize person-to-person contact by emailing or phoning in requests for information, ear tags, and other resources. Contact us by phone, fax, email or regular mail.


Tel: 204-237-7447
Fax: 204-237-9831
Email: info@manitobapork.com

28 Terracon Place
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R2J 4G7