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Rural Communities

Rural Communities Page

Strong rural communities are vital to economic growth in Manitoba. Explore opportunities to build more vibrant rural communities, where young people can learn and look toward a future full of opportunities.

The Manitoba government encourages rural communities to take an active role in planning and directing their future. Visit the Economic Development page to learn about the many forms of assistance available, including investment incentives, and advice. The Community Planning page links to downloadable guides.

To learn more about ways to build human capacity in rural Manitoba, visit the 4-H and Rural Organizations pages.

Latest News

Manitoba Agriculture Fair & Event Guide 2017 -  click here


January 18, 2016   Province Releases Discussion Document on Guiding Rural Economic Development

December 1, 2015  Manitoba Government Commits to Increase Small Buisiness Tax-Free Income Threshold to $500,000 in 2017

November 24, 2015  Provincial Program Provides $100,000 Funding for Commercial Food Equipment in Communities

November 20, 2015  Province Announces Funding Levels for Economic Development Program Inceased

 November 12, 2015:  Province Supports Economic Development with Rural Grants

September 24, 2015: Province Announces New Job Creation Strategy Through Rural Economic Development

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What's New

2016-17 Agricultural Society Infrastructure Grants


Discussion Paper - Rural Economic Development Strategy

Upcoming Events And Deadlines

Partner 4 Growth
Next application deadline is March 15th, 2016

Tourism Development Fund
A grant program supporting projects that contribute to the development of new, or enhancement of existing, tourism products that reflect the core of the Manitoba tourism experience. For more information and project grant worksheets, go to TDF.

2016 Manitoba Fair Guide
Don't Miss the Fun - Plan to take in the many fairs and events in Manitoba

Rural Biz E-newsletter - September 2015

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