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Winnipeg Rankings


  • $3.7B

    Winnipeg’s financial services sector contributes over $3.7 billion annually to the provincial GDP.

  • 2,000+

    There are approximately 30 fully serviced industrial areas and parks with total acreage well over 2,000.

  • $1B

    Over $1B has been invested in protein processing in the Winnipeg area in 2017/18 alone.

  • #1

    Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries is North America’s largest bus manufacturer, employing over 1,000 locals.

  • 1,100

    Approximately 1,100 ICT businesses in Winnipeg employ a workforce of 18,900 people.

  • 5,000+

    Manitoba Hydro, a provincial Crown Corporation, employs more than 5,000 people


  • 107,000

    Between 2010 and 2017, approximately 107,000 working-age immigrants arrived in Manitoba.

  • 684,000

    Manitoba's total labour force is approximately 684,000 people.

  • 451,507

    From 2010 to 2015, Winnipeg’s total labour force grew by seven per cent to 451,507 people.


  • #1

    The Forks was recently selected as the best public space in Canada organized by the Canadian Institute of Planners.

  • 1st

    Winnipeg’s French theatre company, Le Cercle Molière, is Canada’s oldest continuously running French theatre.

  • #1

    Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is the nation’s premier ballet company and one of the oldest in North America.


  • 287

    Assiniboine Forest—287 hectares of aspen parkland—is one of the largest urban forest parks in Canada.

  • 100

    The Brady Road Landfill is expected to have an operational lifespan of 100 years.

  • 8.8B

    Winnipeg’s four large outdoor reservoirs can hold up to 8.8 billion litres (1.9 billion gallons) of water


  • 400,000

    With square footage totalling nearly 400,000, IKEA Winnipeg is one of Canada’s biggest-ever IKEA stores.

  • $2.8B

    Since 2010, over $2.8B has been invested in Winnipeg's downtown development.

  • 1,100,000

    At 1.1 million square feet and a $500 million price tag, True North Square is the largest private mixed-use development in Winnipeg history.

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CN Rail

Canadian National Railway CN Rail

CN’s national training campus is in Winnipeg. Since opening in 2014, more than 12,000 CN employees have been trained here.

Economic Development Winnipeg

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