Or fill out this form to get in touch via email.
For over 140 years, Winnipeg, Manitoba, has served as the gateway to Western Canada and a hub for agricultural activities of all kinds. The centre of Canada is the world leader in commodities trading, food processing, health and functional food research, advanced crop research and precision agriculture. Winnipeg is a compelling choice for agricultural investment.
A common theme for governments, businesses, and every reputable academic institution and industry association can be summed up in one word: accountability. Given the recent winds of change blowing south of the border, the short- and long-term consequences of which remain elusive but troubling, tackling the local and regional challenges we all face with rigour and resolve is perhaps more important today than ever before.
Winnipeg has one of the most diverse economies of any major city in Canada. Winnipeg’s aerospace, finance and insurance, transportation, agribusiness, information technology, furniture and apparel industries provide a solid economic base that serves the community well. Overall, Winnipeg’s diverse economy provides a stable workforce, low unemployment rate and a cushion against major fluctuations resulting from downturns in the economy.
A snapshot of Winnipeg, Manitoba, located in the geographic centre of North America. Discover our location-based advantages, compare our housing costs and learn about major companies that call Winnipeg home—and so much more.
EDW’s Report Builder lets you select as many PDF documents, Excel files and web pages as desired, which are then collected into a downloadable report. To learn more about this unique feature, click here.
Stay informed by completing this form to receive EDW’s publications throughout the year. For more information about what you’ll get, click here.
Winnipeg is one of only two Canadian cities with three Class 1 railways (CN, CP and BNSF).
Over 5,800 transportation and distribution establishments exist in Winnipeg, employing more than 45,000 people.
Winnipeg is the most cost-effective city for aerospace manufacturing in Western Canada and the U.S. Midwest (KPMG's Competitive Alternatives, 2016).