Computers for Schools Manitoba opening new branch in Thompson

Computers for Schools Manitoba, an organization that provides technical training to young people and low-cost electronic devices to schools and other organizations is opening up a northern branch in Thompson soon with help from CEDF and the Northern Manitoba Sector Council (NMSC). Read the full article here: https://www.thompsoncitizen.net/news/thompson/computers-for-schools-to-offer-technical-training-and-new-life-for-old-electronics-in-thompson-1.24351303 Listen to an interview with Justin Menard…

PROVINCE PROVIDES OVER $75 MILLION FOR BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY NEW PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

The Manitoba government is increasing its budget for the Manitoba Bridge Grant and will be making a fourth round of up to $5,000 payments for eligible businesses and organizations to help protect them through the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “We delayed the third wave coming into Manitoba and…

The Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF) Call for Applications

The Manitoba Mineral Development Fund’s (MMDF) annual fund provides opportunities for Indigenous partnerships, increased local employment and economic development in Northern Manitoba. Funding is also available for projects outside of Northern Manitoba supporting the mineral development industry. More applications and more information can be found here  Apply if you are part of: • Indigenous organizations…

Winter Fisher Helper Training- Information and Applications

The Communities Economic Development Fund in partnership with Manitoba Skills and Employment is pleased to announce funding for another year of the Winter Fisher Helper program. This program seeks to employ commercial fishing helpers for a period of two weeks. In those two weeks, the helper will be trained and mentored by a licensed commercial…

January 18, 2021 Industry News

Manitoba Chamber of Commerce Publishes Federal & Provincial COVID – 19 Support Guide

MCC has created a guide to capture the range of available special funds, tax deferrals, and employer programs, as well as information about who is eligible, how to apply, and where to find more information on the Government of Canada’s and the Province of Manitoba’s websites. Click read more to access Support Guide. Click Here…

“LOOK NORTH CONCIERGE SERVICES”

Concierge Services available to Entrepreneurs, Businesses and Community Organizations in the following areas: Communication & Marketing Information & Resources Business Development Community Building & Engagement Access to Capital

October 20, 2019 Industry News

Province launches innovation growth program delivers funding to economic development partners

“The Manitoba government is moving forward with key elements of its Economic Growth Action Plan that build on Manitoba’s strengths and help to better respond to the needs of business and industry, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke, vice-chair of the Economic Growth Committee of Cabinet, announced today on behalf of the Growth, Enterprise…

Manitoba appoints new board, provides new mandate to communities economic development fund

Focused on Building a Strong, Sustainable Economic Future in Northern Manitoba: Pedersen The Manitoba government is taking an important step to advance northern economic development and position the region for long-term success, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “We’ve said from day one that in order to build a sustainable future in…