Premier Choix

Premier Choix helps French speaking youth develop employment skills in order to find and maintain a job. Next session starts March 19th. Register now.

economic immigration

CDEM supports the Francophone candidates to immigrate in Manitoba. We help qualified individuals with the right training, work experience and language skills to work in Manitoba and make a positive contribution to the province's economy.


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.

Fosse aux Lions

You want to grow your business? You have an original product or service you'd like to launch? Fosse aux Lions was created to help get you on your way! Come see the finalists pitch their ideas on April 26th.

Entrepreneurship and employability

All of our youth programs and resources fall under one heading: les Affaires A+. We support teachers and youth in the following 4 sectors: entrepreneurship, financial literacy, trades and employability training.


CDEM now offers a mentoring program in partnership with CDEA and Réseau M to help new entrepreneurs succeed in the first business years.

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.

Green Economy

Eco-West’s activities include assisting rural and urban municipalities in their local and regional greening projects by capitalizing on the synergies that exist between economic and sustainable development.


WTC Winnipeg workshops

World Trade Centre Winnipeg gives multiple workshops to help you increase your business.

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In the wake of the construction and sale of a four-unit block, three more condos went up and are now ready for their happy owners to move in.

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Step up your business game

Back in 2015, Julie Germain won the Fosse aux lions competition, a fitting recognition of the entrepreneur's renovation business. Today, the interior decorator is at a turning point in her company's history, having just opened two new showrooms.

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