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Published intermittently by EDW, Sitelines is a newsletter specifically created for site selectors, real estate developers and companies considering Winnipeg as a place to invest. We know your time is valuable. That’s why each edition of Sitelines features just a few short articles that communicate the most relevant and consequential news impacting our city.

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Volume 2 - June 2013

Jun 13, 2013 - Canadian Tire Corporation's Cloud Computing Centre: Winnipeg Gets the Green Light
Winnipeg came out a winner in a national search to select a suitable location to house a new cloud computing centre owned and operated by Canadian Tire Corporation.
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Jun 12, 2013 - Winpak Undertakes $10-Million Winnipeg Expansion
Winnipeg-based plastic-packaging manufacturer Winpak Ltd. is spending $10 million to expand its primary production facility in the city.
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Jun 11, 2013 - City of Winnipeg Launches Neighbourhoods of Winnipeg Web Portal
The City of Winnipeg recently unveiled a new web portal called Neighbourhoods of Winnipeg (NOW). Site selectors and real estate brokers will be especially interested in NOW's powerful geographic information system (GIS) component.
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Jun 10, 2013 - Private Investment Soaring at CentrePort
More than 150 acres of industrial land at CentrePort are now in various stages of development by 27 different companies. Construction is clustered in two industrial parks, with developers preparing to bring more acreage to market to meet investors’ needs. Given this kind of momentum, it’s easy to see why CentrePort is attracting strong interest from multiple sectors, with no sign of abating anytime soon.
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Jun 9, 2013 - Boeing Chooses Winnipeg for Major Site Expansion
Boeing’s fabrication division operates 12 plants in three countries—giving them plenty of options when it comes to allocating work—but the aircraft icon singled out Winnipeg as the site of a 150,000-square-foot expansion. Already the biggest composites manufacturing facility in Canada, this 22 per cent boost to Boeing Canada Winnipeg’s existing space (bringing the total to 665,000) will primarily be used to construct the one-piece composite acoustic inner barrel for the engine inlet of the 737 MAX—making this new model 40 per cent quieter than it is today.
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Jun 8, 2013 - Privately Funded Development in Winnipeg: Firms High on the City
Winnipeg continues to be a beacon for significant private-sector investment—now more than ever—as investors appear increasingly keen to capitalize on Winnipeg’s stable and diverse economy.
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