Mortgage Brokers in Manitoba are licensed by the Manitoba Securities Commission under the Mortgage Brokers Act. They seek to protect both borrowers and lenders by licensing mortgage professionals (brokers, restricted brokers, mortgage sales people and authorized officials) and promoting fair and efficient business practices in the industry. Organizations like this are important for ensuring a thriving and sustainable mortgage industry in the province.
Over 1.2 million Canadians call Manitoba home, with much of the population concentrated in Winnipeg, the provincial capital. The rest of the province's residents are spread across smaller towns like Brandon and Steinbach, that have populations of less than 50,000 Manitobans. Culturally, Manitoba is influenced by its rich Aboriginal and Metis history, and globally it's known for being the Polar Bear Capital of the world. Along with polar bears and beluga whales, Manitoba is known for being one of the best places to witness the beautiful Aurora Borealis or “Northern Lights.” Whatever you're looking for, this Eastern prairie province has lots to offer.