Rural & Northern Economic Development

Economic Development Resources

  • Commercialization Support for Business (CSB)
    The CSB Program was formed to help entrepreneurs and businesses with every stage in the business lifecycle. Entrepreneurs can get support to create new ideas, products, services, processes, markets and jobs in all sectors and regions of the province.
  • Communities Economic Development Fund (CEDF)
    CEDF's mandate is to encourage economic development in Northern Manitoba through the provision of Financial Assistance [in the form of loans and guarantees] and other forms of technical assistance.
  • Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit (CEDTC)
    The CEDTC encourages Manitoban resident investors or eligible corporations to invest in specific community enterprises or in community development investment pools in their communities. The aim is to assist community based enterprise development projects in raising local equity capital.
  • Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (EDC-MBM)
    The EDC for MBM is encouraging, stimulating and organizing economic development in bilingual municipalities.

Regional Economic Profiles

For More Information

GET staff can provide advice, path finding and facilitation support to rural communities pursuing local economic development.

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