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Community Economic Development

CDEM helps community business development corporations (CDC's) implement specific projects whether community-oriented or private.

Business Services

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

Green Economy

CDEM works closely with Manitoba's bilingual municipalities to help them become more innovative and competitive all the while adopting a greener approach to their economic activities.


CDEM works closely with schools, the business community and youth organizations to encourage young people to develop their entrepreneurial spirit.


The economic goal of a co-op is not to profit but to satisfy the aspirations and economic, social and cultural needs of its members. In doing so, cooperatives help create sustainable economic development.

Joie de Vivre

Joie de Vivre is the trademark of CDEM's tourism sector, an important component of economic development in Manitoba's bilingual municipalities.


Aschenti Cocoa Chocolate Shop

Aschenti Cocoa, a new chocolate shop on Corydon Avenue, aims to show Manitobans what real chocolate tastes like.

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Rebirth of Saint-Lazare

"Now that our store and café have reopened, there's going to be a lot of people who"ll want to stop here."

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Destination Canada

A series of videos on Canada's immigration programmes, our job market, and more.

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Choose from almost 20 workshops offered by CDEM in 2016-2017.

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