Indigenous Business

Indigenous Business Development Services

Indigenous Procurement Initiative
The objective of the Aboriginal Procurement Initiative is to increase the participation of Aboriginal peoples and suppliers in providing goods and services to the Manitoba Government.


Farmers and Food Processors

Business Pathways
The Business Pathways website makes it easier to find the connections, tools and resources to help your food business succeed.

Growing Forward 2
Growing Forward 2 makes proactive investments in research and innovation while maintaining important business risk management programs.

Business and Economics
Find tools for assessing your business needs and opportunities. 

Financial Management
This resource is filled with tools for making sound financial decisions for your farm and family.

Farm Investor Pathway
For individuals with farm business experience and capital to invest who intend to establish and operate a farm operation in rural Manitoba.

Persons with Disabilities

Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program
Manitobans who have a disability can access a network of business professionals and a world of resources through the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP). The EDP program provides business information, training and development, mentoring and one-on-one counseling services.

In rural communities, the program is delivered through local Community Futures offices.


Hire an Apprentice


Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
The Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) is a non-profit organization funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada and dedicated to helping entrepreneurial women start and grow their businesses.


Young Entrepreneurs Program
Young Entrepreneurs is designed to encourage Manitoba’s young people to start their own full-time businesses and pursue self-employment as a career choice.