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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.


Janine Tougas' Gamble

The author Janine Tougas invites kids to explore friendships, family relationships as well as the Métis identity, the business work ethic and the importance of being open to the world.

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Afrik' Douman

A new business with a mouth watering menu.

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Co-op Connections

Read the Manitoba Cooperative Association's latest newsletter for and about the cooperative community.

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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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