Invest.Build.Grow logo with maple leaf

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 and agri-food industries. A Skills, Talent and Knowledge Strategy is coming soon.

With its goal of creating 40,000 private sector 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, consisting of the new Economic Development Office and the province’s strategic and regional partners, 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.

 

Share Your Views

The Economic Growth Action Plan announced the creation of a new Skills, Talent and Knowledge Strategy to ensure the province has the right skills, knowledge and talent to enable a thriving economy now and in the future. Please take a few moments to share your thoughts on how we can create the skilled and adaptable workforce needed for Manitoba to compete and succeed on the global stage.



 
Actions icon showing an arrow trending upwards

Actions
Maintaining the momentum going forward.

 
Supporting Strategies icon showing a bar graph with an arrow trending upwards

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

 
Structure icon showing three cubes

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

 

 
What We Heard icon showing people standing in a circle

What We Heard
The challenges and opportunities for Manitoba.

 
Manitoba Economic Development and Training icon showing two hands shaking

Manitoba Economic Development and Training
Discover what EDT has to offer for business development assistance.

 

Related News Releases

November 26, 2019 - Province Appoints Interim Board for New Southern Manitoba Economic Development Organization

November 6, 2019 - Province Launches Manitoba Skills Strategy Survey

October 3, 2019 - Province Launches Manitoba Works Plan

September 27, 2019 - Province to Engage Youth on Climate Change

September 19, 2019 - Province Holds First Manitoba Protein Summit

June 11, 2019 - Province Announces New Mining and Exploration Committee

June 6, 2019 - Province Launches Innovation Growth Program, Delivers Funding to Economic Development Partners

June 3, 2019 - Manitoba Launches Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program

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

May 27, 2019 - Pimicikamak Cree Nation Community Receives Employment Training for Mining Sector

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

May 17, 2019 - Manitoba Welcomes Investment in Silica Sand Extraction Project

April 24, 2019 - Manitoba Shows Positive Economic Performance

April 18, 2019 - Provincial Tourism Strategy Aims to Grow Sector

April 5, 2019 - Province Establishes Economic Development Office, Delivers Mandate Letters to Economic Development Partners

March 26, 2019 - Manitoba Appoints New Board, Provides New Mandate to Communities Economic Development Fund

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

January 24, 2019 - Province to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Retailers and Manufacturers

January 22, 2019 - Manitoba Begins Consultations on New Sustainable Protein Strategy

December 12, 2018 - Province of Manitoba Announces New Framework for Tax Increment Financing

December 6, 2018 - Manitoba Launches Economic Growth Action Plan

 


Top of the page