Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger speaks to the media in Edmonton, Alberta on May 29, 2012.
Credits: PERRY MAH/EDMONTON SUN/QMI AGENCY
The biggest increases - namely charging provincial sales tax on items such as home insurance and services like haircuts and manicures - will come into effect July 1.
There will also be a $35 increase in vehicle registration fees.
The NDP's $182-million tax-hike budget, announced April 17, is the largest overall provincial tax increase since 1987. With an additional $83 million in higher user fees and other charges, including higher fees for things like birth certificates and child abuse registry checks, the budget offers a $265-million increase in taxes and fees for 2012.
Capital investment in highways will drop by nearly $16 million.
The first tax hike to kick in was 2.5 cents per cigarette effective April 17.