Business and Economic Development


Economic Development Office (EDO)

The goal of the EDO is to lead major economic development initiatives and investment projects on behalf of the government, and coordinate efforts across departments, agencies and organizations to ensure program delivery alignment. Working in collaboration with our partners, the EDO aims to meet the needs and advance the interests of business, industry and communities.

EDO contact information:
Phone: 204-945-1055


Start and Grow your Business


A common question when starting a business is: “Where do I start?” This page will provide you with key considerations, next steps, and contact information to get your business up and running.

Licences and Permits


Find out all you need to know about business licences (including BizPaL), permits, taxes, record keeping, and more.

Tax Credits and Programs


Learn more about entrepreneurial and incentive opportunities available within the province.

To access additional information on how to start a business, grow an established business, or find out more about employment services, please visit the Government of Manitoba's Business Portal.

The Industrial Technology Centre helps companies apply innovative tools, technologies and practices to improve products, increase productivity, and boost competitiveness.

The Vehicle Technology Centre (VTC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster the competitiveness and continued vibrancy of Manitoba's heavy vehicle manufacturing sector.

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