Economic Growth Action Plan

Targeting Jobs and Growth with the Manitoba Works Plan


In December 2018, Manitoba launched a new Economic Growth Action Plan. It envisions a nimble approach to economic development and a collaborative relationship between government and the private sector.

The initial phase of the plan established the structures to support a Team Manitoba approach to economic growth, and has launched strategies for tourism, culture, agri-food industries, and skills, talent and knowledge.

With its goal of creating 40,000 jobs over four years, Manitoba Works is tightly tied to the Economic Growth Action PlanManitoba Works aims to build on our strengths to grow trade, investment and job creation, and to ensure that policies in areas like permitting, infrastructure investment and regulatory reform align with the Economic Growth Action Plan.

Team Manitoba will work to advance key Manitoba Works priorities, including:

  • attracting new investment to the province
  • accelerating talent acquisition and business expansion by fast-tracking the development of Manitoba's skills, knowledge and talent strategy; and
  • expanding export markets with a targeted new trade strategy.


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Maintaining the momentum going forward.

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Supporting Strategies
Aligning economic development strategies to encourage a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Manitoba.

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Strategic Partners
Transforming the way economic development is delivered in Manitoba.


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What We Heard
The challenges and opportunities for Manitoba.

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Manitoba Economic Development, Investment and Trade
Discover what EDIT has to offer for business development assistance.


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February 15, 2022 - Province Announces Additional $200,000 in Funding Through Innovation Growth Program to Two Manitoba Businesses

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March 6, 2020 - 3,200 More Manitobans Employed in February

March 6, 2020 - Manitoba Government Enhances Film and Video Production Tax Credit

February 14, 2020 - Manitoba Sees Largest Monthly Employment Increase in More Than a Decade

February 11, 2020 - Manitoba Accepts Highest Number of Immigrants in Province's History

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December 31, 2019 - Manitoba Government Delivers Update on Economic Growth Action Plan

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May 31, 2019 - Province Releases Manitoba-First Nations Mineral Development Protocol

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May 27, 2019 - Premier Visits Churchill to Promote Growth in Tourism

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April 24, 2019 - Manitoba Shows Positive Economic Performance

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February 13, 2019 - Major Highway Improvements to Bring Safer, More Efficient Transportation to Manitoba Residents and Businesses

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