Premier Choix

Premier Choix helps French speaking youth develop employment skills in order to find and maintain a job.

Les Affaires A+

CDEM develops and offers resources to support and accompany teachers and youth in 4 important sectors: entrepreneurship, financial literacy, the trades and employability training. See for yourself all that we have to offer!


CDEM provides a whole range of business services for those starting or acquiring a business or considering an expansion or succession.

Self-Employment Benefit Program (SE)

Are you receiving employment insurance? This program offers an alternative to people who are looking to return to the workforce by starting their own business.


A targeted and personalized service for entrepreneurs, organizations or associations: support, training, mentoring and coworking space.

Tourism - Joie de vivre

Joie de Vivre is the trademark for our tourism sector. Joie de vivre showcases Manitoba’s bilingual municipalities and their tourist products - products that reflect the unique and distinctive heritage of Manitoba's Francophones and Métis.



Ottawa and the province of Manitoba will contribute $160 000 for the construction of the RM of St.Laurent's new Métis Heritage Centre. (French only)

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7 tips for reducing expenses in your business

There are a variety of tactics entrepreneurs can employ to rein in expenses.

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Starting and funding a small business has never been easier. The Startup Portal is a simple and complete platform for starting your very own small business that contains the tools and resources needed to evolve your idea from a dream to a full-fledged bus

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