Manitoba is located at the geographic centre of North America, making it well-connected to global markets through fiber optics, air, road and rail. Manitoba is rich with resources and hard-working people who have created a vibrant society.
Close to 62% of Manitoba’s population lives in Winnipeg, an economically strong and culturally diverse metropolitan area.
Your dollar goes far in Winnipeg – it has some of the most affordable housing in Canada and low costs for land and power (using 99% renewable energy from sustainable hydroelectric generation) Winnipeg is Canada’s most affordable city to do business in, with KPMG ranking it No. 1 in cost-competitiveness for Western Canada and in all U.S. cities surveyed¹.
Winnipeg has the largest aerospace centre in Western Canada, and is home to advanced manufacturing market leaders.
Agribusiness has long nourished the city’s growth, due to its world-class agricultural infrastructure. Life science initiatives make Winnipeg a remarkable hub of discovery, housing Canada’s only Level 4 bio-containment laboratory and 40 additional R&D institutions.
Flourishing industry sectors, geographic and time zone advantages, and transportation assets make Winnipeg an exceptional draw for business.
The city’s greatest strength resides in its people, who value community, innovation, hard work and risk-taking.