MANITOBA Quick Facts: The name Manitoba was first used for Lake Manitoba. In the Assiniboine language, it is Mini tobow meaning Lake of the Prairie. In Cree, it is Manitou bou for the place of the Great Spirit. Area: 647,797 km sq Joined Confederation:1871 Capital City: Winnipeg Provincial Flower: Prairie Crocus
Manitoba has 6 Land Titles offices with the Winnepeg office as Administration office and 5 regional offices in Morden, Neepawa, Brandon, Portage and Dauphin.
Manitoba State of Tenure: Land Titles (small portion still in Registry and being converted to Land Titles)
Land Titles Electronic Status: Are historic title records computerized? Not prior to 1987 Are current title documents computerized? Yes (except those in Registry) Are current documents available online? No, but (titles) are available Is electronic registration available? No (in progress) Still in paper format and are done in person or by mail
For a title search you need one of the following: Legal description: Yes Parcel Identifier Number: No Current title registration #: Yes Civic address: Yes Current owner: Yes (with exact spelling of name)