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

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! Submit before February 8th, 2018!


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

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.

Premier Choix

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

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.

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.

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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Inspiring mentor and trainer

Youssef Bezzahou has a very rich and Inspiring experience in the business world.

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Winners of CDEM's Fosse aux Lions in 2016, Daniel and Micheline Malo are making their dreams come true with the expansion of their business and the diversification lof their products and services.

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