Department of Economic Development and Training
As part of the province’s Economic Growth Action Plan, ManitobaWorks is a four-year plan to support economic growth in Manitoba. Business resources are available to enterprises of any size, including information on starting a business, assistance with business research, taxes and tax incentives, and more.
MB4Youth provides over 20 employment programs and connects young people up to age 29 with potential employers. Through these programs, young people get invaluable work experience and employers get the employees and incentives they need to do business.
Social Enterprise Manitoba
Get access to business development services from Social Enterprise Manitoba (SEM). SEM can assist with every step of your business development journey, from training and workshops to tailored support for businesses operating in rural and northern Manitoba.
World Trade Centre Winnipeg
The World Trade Centre Winnipeg (WTC Winnipeg) is a member of the World Trade Centers Association, the leading international trade network, representing more than 300 World Trade Centres in nearly 100 countries.
The WTC Winnipeg provides support to Manitoba companies looking to grow their business beyond Manitoba and provides services to international companies interested in doing business with Manitoba companies.
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) serves as the collective unified voice of business in Manitoba – promoting and protecting the interests of businesses of all sizes, in all sectors and communities across the province. Members have access to programs and services to help grow their business.
There are regional chambers of commerce throughout northern Manitoba, including: Thompson, The Pas, and Flin Flon.
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce allows businesses to build their profile in the Winnipeg business community and beyond by facilitating connections across the province.
The Government of Canada
The Government of Canada hosts important information for business and industry operators on business taxes, permits and regulations, and offers services to assist with starting a business, securing funding, hiring employees, and more.
Statistics Canada houses the data and information required to gather intelligence when starting or expanding a business. Gain the market insights needed to develop a business plan here.
CEDF Non-Timber Forest Products Harvesting Practices
CEDF has developed resources to guide individuals who are looking to develop economic opportunities that are aligned with local values and based on local resources. Interested producers can find Harvesting Practices guidance that outlines sustainable harvesting and proper handling practices for a variety of Non-Timber Forest Products.