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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.


Small Business Open House

Wednesday October 5th at the Bilingual Service Centre in Ste.Anne

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The Little Engine (shop) That Could

Mechanic Chantale Lavack, opens new small motor repair shop in St-Boniface.

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Co-op Connections

Read the Septemebr 2016 edition of the Manitoba Cooperative Association's newsletter.

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What Canadians Think about Bilingualism

...and the Official Languages Act.

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Business training - fall session

Check out our fall line-up! Choose from almost 20 workshops.

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