Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund

The Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund supports projects in communities of less than 150,000 people by charities, non-profit groups and First Nations, Inuit, or Métis governments/communities. —————————————————————- Who can apply? • Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency • Non-profit organizations who partner with a municipal body, territorial or provincial government; Non-profit organizations who partner…

Northern Manitoba Tourism Survey

Ensure your voice is captured and take part in the Northern Manitoba Tourism Survey.  This survey that Canadian Ecotourism Services has prepared on behalf of Communities Economic Development Fund (CEDF) will assist University College of the North (UCN) design an innovative, one-of-a-kind tourism training program in Northern Manitoba. Please take part and in our survey…

Tourism Assessment and Study

CEDF has retained Canadian Eco-Tourism Services to conduct a Tourism Assessment and Study in Northern Manitoba.  Upon completion a report will be provided to UCN for the development of a Tourism Training Program.  For more details on this please click here

CEDF Receives Funding from Prairies Canada to assist Tourism Industry in Northern Manitoba

CEDF was pleased to hear the news that the proposal submitted through the Tourism Relief Fund with Prairies Canada was approved.  Stay tuned for further announcements on program and applications for intake. Here is a portion of the announcement made by Minister Dan Vandal last week related to this exciting initiative. Tourism Relief Fund Launched…

CEDF Pleased to Participate in Premiers Northern Tour in Thompson.

CEDF was pleased to be in attendance for the Northern Tour held last Friday in Thompson with Premier Stefanson and Minister Cullen.  The visit included a Tour of the Ford Testing Site as well as the Glacier Jet Engine Testing Facility.  CEDF looks forward to our ongoing mission of unleashing the economic potential of Northern…

New Experiential Tourism Operator “Pickled Loon Kitchen” hosts dinner for Northern Tourism Advisory Committee

Lyn Brown, Owner/Operator of Pickled Loon Kitchen (PLK) is a new experiential tourism operator and culinary artist whose business offers experiential tourism adventures in and around Flin Flon, MB. She offers immersive adventures, culinary education, catering and foraged food products using plants, roots and trees harvested locally from the boreal forest. Lyn received support from…

World Trade Centre Winnipeg’s Trade Accelerator Program Fall Workshop

CEDF collaborates with a large network in advancing economic development and one of the organizations that we work in partnership with is “The World Trade Centre Winnipeg (WTC)”. WTC delivers the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) within Manitoba which is an innovative and dynamic program aimed at helping Manitoba’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) overcome…

CEDF Interviews Recent Graduate of Computers 4 Schools Thompson

Communities Economic Development Fund (CEDF) in collaboration with the Northern Manitoba Sector Council were pleased to provide assistance for the Computers 4 Schools (C4S) Manitoba program in expanding its operations to Northern Manitoba and opening a location in Thompson, MB in October 2021.  One of the components of the Computers 4 Schools program is the…

Look North Newsletter #21- March 19th 2021

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Newsletter #20- Happy Holidays

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December 20, 2020 Uncategorized

CEDF October Blog

The Communities Economic Development Fund (CEDF), the lead agency for the delivery of the Look North Report and Action Plan is reminding everyone of our upcoming On-Line Forum from November 2nd – November 6th. As presented below, we have a full schedule of exciting speakers from various industries. The forum will not only present CEDF’s “Year in…

October 29, 2020 Uncategorized

Northern Harvesters Market

Join us in Thompson , Flin Flon and OCN to purchase pickerel and other edible products from our northern forests.  

September 15, 2020 Uncategorized

New Media Manitoba- Virtual Game Development Camp Video Playlist

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