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Due to the time-sensitive nature of samples, customers should not use Canada Post to deliver their samples.

About Us

Evolving with technology. Growing. One customer at a time.

Horizon Lab

An ISO/IEC 17025 accredited Laboratory


provides testing services to many industries including:
  • Food and Drink
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Recreation and Hospitality
With more than 30 years of analytical experience, Horizon Lab continues to deliver testing services locally, nationally and internationally.

Horizon Lab’s is proud of the customer service it can provide day in and day out and strives for excellence in testing with a key focus areas of timely results and valuable information back to each customer.

Horizon Lab’s leading edge technology and instrumentation, experienced staff and personalized service, gives superior value and excellent service to our clients.

NEWS

 

  • Feed and Forage Testing!
    Horizon Lab is excited to start the development of their Feed and Forage testing. To begin, services offered will be associated with nutritional testing and trace minerals with toxin testing scan to follow.

    Lead in Drinking Water
    Did you know that Health Canada is placing more emphasis regarding lead in drinking water?

    Real Estate Drinking Water
    Are you a real estate agent representing an interested client? Horizon Lab can help you out. Submit a water sample with a sample submission form unique for you. Refer to the “Services” section of our website and look for the Real Estate form. Please note, your client can only participate in the water subsidy program if they meet all of the requirements and the appropriate sample submission form is submitted,

    Industry needs change constantly
    Check in with Horizon Lab staff to discuss your industry requirements. Call Horizon Lab to discuss your testing requirements. Also, refer to the “Important Links” section below for additional information.

  • Please find our fee schedules under the Services section.

  • General Sample Submission Process
    Wondering how to submit a sample?

    • First, determine which sample package you require by referencing our packages in the Services section.
    • Then, determine which sample container (or containers) you require and obtain them.
    • Choose the appropriate sample submission form located in the Services section. It is important to read all of the instructions on this form; they are critical!
    • Deliver your sample within the timeline requirements either by dropping the sample off at Horizon Lab Ltd or via an appropriate courier.
      NOTE: DO NOT USE any Canada Post service under any circumstance for these time sensitive samples (including expedited options). DO NOT USE any Canada Post service.
    • Horizon Lab Ltd has established several courier partnerships around the province. Call Horizon Lab Ltd for potential courier options in your region. Be sure your delivery option will deliver your sample directly to Horizon Lab Ltd within the timeline requirements.

    Horizon Lab is an accredited lab via the Standards Council of Canada. Please see our Scope of Accreditation for our accredited testing services. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us with your specific testing needs. Scope Of Accreditation

    Manitoba Sustainable Development is an excellent resource for your private well water information. Refer to the link below for several great resources. Private Well Information

    Would you like to see the most current set of Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality? Refer to the “Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality Summary Table at the link below. Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality Summary Table

    Would you like to learn more about lead testing in drinking water? We invite you to visit the following link for more information. Lead Testing in Drinking Water

    Interested in learning more about livestock water quality. We invite you to visit the following link for more information. Livestock Water Quality

Our Services

Currently, we offer analytical testing services in four key industries, but we are always expanding.
Don’t see what you are looking for here? Contact us to see if it’s something we’re working on.

Food & Drink

  • Water
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Agriculture

  • Water
  • Dairy
  • Feed (New)
  • Forage (New)
  • Soil (future)

Environmental

  • Water
  • Soil
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Recreation & Hospitality

  • Water
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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers for the most frequently asked questions below

 

  • Although Horizon Lab Ltd has a Portage Avenue address, we are located off Portage Avenue on the north side (near to the Assiniboia Downs and the Bell MTS Ice Plex). Physically, Horizon Lab is located on a new side street called Stewart Millett Way (formerly Park Plaza). Click here to find us on Google Maps: Horizon Lab - Google Maps

  • DO NOT USE any Canada Post service under any circumstance for these time sensitive samples (including expedited options). DO NOT USE any Canada Post service option.

    Horizon Lab Ltd has established several courier partnerships around the province. Call Horizon Lab Ltd for potential courier options in your region.

    Be sure your delivery option will deliver your sample directly to Horizon Lab Ltd within the timeline requirements.

    Horizon Lab Ltd is not responsible for samples that do not arrive within the timelines for testing.

  • Yes, be sure to know which sample container you require for the testing desired. There are different containers for different testing, and it’s critical that you have the correct ones. For sample container and other testing requirements, go to the Services tab on Horizon Lab’s website

  • First, be sure to know which sample container you require for the testing desired. There are different containers for different testing packages, and it’s critical that you have the correct ones. Of course, you can pickup any samples containers right here at Horizon Lab. Horizon Lab has provided sample containers to a variety of locations throughout the province of Manitoba. These locations include Watershed District Offices, Rural Municipal Offices, Town Offices, Agricultural Offices, and many more.

  • Typically, the timeline from sampling until the sample is received in the lab is 24 hours. For timelines and other sampling-related requirements, be sure to read the instructions provided on the back of Sample Submission forms carefully.

  • Horizon Lab will email all reports to customers. Be sure to write email addresses very clearly. Bacteria reports will be issued in less than 7 days (typically, even quicker) and chemistry reports within 14 days (or sooner). For some select test packages, Horizon Lab offers an expedited or “rush” service for a small fee.

horizonlab@horizonlab.ca

+1 204-488-2035

General Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed on weekends and holidays