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Manitoba Association of Retired Government Employees (MARGE) Inc.

The Manitoba Association of Retired Government Employees (MARGE) Inc. , or MARGE , was originally established in 1972 as an assocaition of retired Manitoba provincial civil servants , called the Manitoba Government Retired Employee's Association . In 2015 the association was incorporarted under its current name and opened its membership up to include retired municipal employees and some retired healthcare workers.

On April 17, 2024 the members approved a restated and ammended Constitution which clarifies and expands the association's membership elegibility criteria to permit a broader range of retired provincial public servants to be eligible to apply for membership in MARGE . Please see the new crieria under About MARGE - Eligibility .

Membership Fees

Please note there is no membership fee for the remaining part of the calendar year in which you first join MARGE . Thereafter , the membership fee is $15.00 per calendar year .

Office Hours

The MARGE office is only open on most Tuesday mornings from 9am to Noon.Please go to Contact Us for details.

Please note that during the summer, the office will be closed on the following Tuesdays:

  • July 2
  • July 16
  • July 30
  • August 13
  • August 27

Volunteer Needed

MARGE is a volunteer run association. We are in desperate need for someone to fill the role of Vice President of the Association.

If you feel you have the qualifications and time necessary to be our VP , please send us a brief memo and resume , either by email to, or by mail to:

Manitoba Association of Retired Government Employees (MARGE) Inc.
200 Vaughan Street, Box #3
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1T5

Why you should join MARGE

Most of our members joined in order to be eligible to enroll in our MARGE sponsored group insrance plans and /or take davantage of discounts offered to MARGE members . Fill out an application to Join MARGE Today!

Check our Travel Page

You will find Exclusive Travel Offers/Discounts for MARGE members from Trip Merchant .

Check our Discount Page

You will find discounts offered exclusively to MARGE members.

Check our MARGE Sponsored Group Insurance Plans

Health / Dental / Travel / Trip Cancellation Insurance

You must be a member of MARGE to apply for our group plans.

Please contact JOHNSON INC. directly at 1-877-989-2600 (toll-free) or visit for more information on this coverage.