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Winnipeg Named One of Canada’s Best Investment Locations for 2018

When you think of business investment in Canada, it is hard not to immediately think of Toronto, Canada’s largest city and financial centre or large metropolitan areas like Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary or Ottawa.

According to U.S.-based Site Selection Magazine's 2018 Canada's Best Locations li…

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Go Global at Brandon’s Funky Farm to Fork Market

Not only is Brandon, Manitoba at the geographic centre of North America, it is at the centre of a food and cultural revolution known as the Global Market.  This downtown market is a project of Westman Chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association and brings together farmers, chefs, artists, musi…

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Visit Winnipeg to Celebrate Manitoba’s Indigenous Cultures in May

May is a great month to visit Winnipeg, home to over 700,000 people and the capital of the province of Manitoba.  This dynamic city is close to the geographic centre of North America and easily reachable from any major airport worldwide.

Manitoba has a rich First Nations (the Canadian name for N…

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Brandon Looks Great in Conference Board Assessment of Canada’s Mid-Sized Cities

The Conference Board of Canada confirms that the City of Brandon’s diversified economy is expected to deliver solid economic growth in 2017 thanks to widespread gains across most sectors. 

According to the Conference Board, real GDP is expected to grow by 2.3% in 2017 supported by increased ex…

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City of Brandon Wins National Youth Involvement Award

The City of Brandon’s unique approach to environmental sustainability-themed youth programming has recently been recognized with a national Communities in Bloom Award.

The City of Brandon Community Services Department representatives accepted an Outstanding Achievement in Youth Involvement Awar…

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Guest Blog: Brandon Manitoba Mayor Rick Chrest

We Are Brandon!

At a modest population of 50,000, Brandon is Manitoba’s second largest City and is the de facto hub of the western side of our Province.  Brandon is a very stable, steadily growing city, in fact boasting one of the most robust growth rates of medium sized cities in Canada.  Mo…

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Winnipeg to Host Centrallia 2016

Winnipeg, Manitoba will host Centrallia, a global business to business forum designed specifically for businesses seeking new opportunities in international markets.  The 4th edition of Centrallia will be held May 25–27, 2016 and will welcome more than 700 businesses from all over Canada and from mo…

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Innovation Alley Celebrates Winnipeg's Thriving Technology Sector

Winnipeg, Manitoba continues to recognize the role of its technology community plays in the city’s economy by naming a section of Adelaide Street “Innovation Alley.”  The area, located in the city’s historic West Exchange District, is home to many of Manitoba’s exciting technology fir…

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Happy Birthday City of Brandon, Manitoba!

Brandon, Manitoba is 131 years old today. According to the City of Brandon’s website, General Thomas Rosser chose the location for a major divisional point of the Canadian Pacific Railway in May 1881 and named this new townsite "Brandon".

The name "Brandon" goes back to the Blue Hills of Brandon,…

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Brandon - Lieutenant Governor's Winter Festival

Check out Brandon’s 10th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival, the year’s most diverse and exciting celebration of Brandon’s cultural mosaic.  The free, family-friendly festival runs from January 31 to February 2. There will be 13 cultural pavilions at community venues across the City. Explo…

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