About Us

Mission, Vision, and Values

Vision:

Excellence in medical laboratory diagnostics and patient safety through the regulation of Medical Laboratory Technologists.

Mission:

Protection of the public with regard to ethical and competent laboratory services through regulation and leadership of the medical laboratory technologist (MLT) profession.

Values

  • Professionalism: By ensuring our members participate in continual competency and maintaining up to date training.
  • Integrity: The College will conduct itself in a fair and honest manner. Our business will be conducted in a transparent manner to our members and the public.
  • Accountability: We must be accountable to the public, government, and our members by following policy and conducting investigations in a fair, equitable and confidential manner.

College Established

The College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Manitoba is established as a body corporate.

Duty to serve the public interest

The College must carry out its activities and govern its members in a manner that serves and protects the public interest.

Powers

The College has the capacity and, subject to this Act, the rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.

Membership

The membership of the College consists of the persons whose names are on a register and who have paid the fees provided for in the by-laws.

Meetings

A general meeting of the College must be held at least once a year and special general meetings of the College must be held when the council considers it advisable. On receiving a written request signed by at least 5% of the members of the College entitled to vote, the council shall convene a special general meeting for the purpose specified in the request.

Notice of meetings

Notice of the time and place of each meeting referred to in subsection (5) must be given to members in accordance with the by-laws.

Council

There is hereby established a governing body of the College called the Council.

Council to manage affairs

The Council shall:

  • manage and conduct the business and affairs of the College; and
  • exercise the rights, powers and privileges of the College in the name and on behalf of the College.

Composition of Council

The Council is to consist of at least nine persons who are either members of the College or public representatives.

Public representatives

At least 1/3 of the members of the Council must be public representatives.

By-laws for election and appointment of members

Members of the Council must be appointed or elected in accordance with the by-laws.

Roster of public representatives

The minister shall appoint a roster of persons who are not registered under this Act, and who are not and have never been medical laboratory technologists, who may be appointed as public representatives of the Council, the complaints committee under section 17 and the inquiry committee under section 31 of The Medical Laboratory Technologists Act.

Officers

The members of the Council shall elect from among themselves the officers of the College specified in the by-laws, in the manner and for the terms specified in the by-laws.

Remuneration

The members of the Council are to be paid such remuneration and expenses as the Council may determine.

Registrar and Staff

The Council shall appoint a registrar from among the members of the College and may appoint any other officers, investigators or staff that it considers necessary to perform the work of the College.

Committees

The Council shall establish any committees that it considers necessary.

Medical Laboratory Technologists Act & Regulations

Download a copy of the Medical Laboratory Technologists Act & Regulations.