PrairiesCan’s newest service hub supports regions in building a strong and competitive prairie economy
Brandon, MB, October 12, 2022 /CNW/ – The Westman region is an economically diverse region of the Southwest. manitobaIt includes a vibrant education, agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, and petroleum industry, as well as significant tourism opportunities as a beautiful part of the state. As such, the region contributes significantly to the prosperity of the world as a whole. manitobaPrairie areas like Westman have unique needs and perspectives.the government of Canada continues to strengthen its community-based approach to economic development, responding to the demands of business and community leaders for a larger Prairie Can presence in more locations across the Prairie.
Today Minister for Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor Dan Vandal formally opened one of seven new PrairiesCan service locations.new location of Brandon focus on the southwest in Manitoba A unique economic development opportunity.This is PrairiesCan’s long-standing Winnipeg office and new Thompson Location opened in August to meet the needs of economic development in the north manitoba.
This new approach is paying off.while in BrandonMinister Vandal said that the total investment of PrairiesCan $3.6 million for 5 projects in the region. The projects supported by this announcement are:
Assiniboine Community College received $2,200,000 Establish a Creative Media Center Brandon To support the digital industry in rural Manitoba.
Power HV Co., Ltd. received $1,000,000 Increase production of high voltage bushings and bushing sensors by installing new equipment and hiring staff to increase the capacity of existing manufacturing processes.
Municipality Auckland – Wawanesa received $75,429 Increase and revitalize green space Riverbend Park of Wawanesa.
Municipality Deloraine – Winchester received $178,875 To revitalize the downtown core of Deloraine.
Fern Valley Recreation Commission / Prairie Municipality received $151,745 Upgrade campground facilities at Whitewater Recreation Park in Elgin.
Today’s announcement marks the beginning of a new chapter for PrairiesCan. Southwest Manitoba An important part of that new chapter. PrairiesCan will continue to act as an investor, convener and pathfinder supporting businesses, innovation and communities to build a strong and competitive prairie economy that benefits everyone.
“Southwest Manitoba It has a unique landscape and is home to a variety of business and economic opportunities. Our government is pleased to partner with our regions to support growth and development, strengthen our already diversified regional economies, and provide programs and services tailored to their needs and opportunities. Southwest Manitoba.”
– Honorable Dan Vandal, Minister of Prairie Can
“We are very pleased to announce the opening of the Prairie Can office. Brandon, Manitoba second largest city.It reflects both dual city approaches Saskatchewan Saskatoon and Regina When Alberta When edmonton When CalgaryThis shows that the federal government recognizes Brandon as an important contributor and center. manitobaOn behalf of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, I would like to welcome PrairiesCan to our business community. “
–Tanya LaBuick, President, Board of Directors, Brandon Chamber Commercial
“Westmann manitoba Full of economic opportunities. Prairie Can’s new regional offices will bring community organizations across the region closer to programs and resources to reach as many of these opportunities as possible. We look forward to continuing to connect and build on PrairiesCan and the communities we serve. Brandon and the Westman area. “
–Bill Hogan, Executive Director, Community Futures Westman
In the 2021 budget, the government will Canada Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) provided funding to transition to two new regional development agencies. Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) – Serving the Prairie and Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) – Serving the Service. british columbia.
of August 2021,government Canada Prairie Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) officially launched, announcing the opening of seven new service locations across the Prairie: Lethbridge, Fort McMurray When grand prairie of Alberta; Regina When Prince Albert of Saskatchewanand with Brandon Thompson of manitoba.
These seven new service locations are in addition to PrairiesCan headquarters. edmontonand office Saskatoon, Winnipeg When Ottawaand including our expansion Calgary satellite office. These new offices significantly expand our reach to better serve our customers.
This enhanced community-based approach addresses the specific circumstances and needs of these communities and their surrounding areas, and includes various local organizations in various sectors as active participants in economic development.
Brandon Services is located at Unit B – 940 Princess Avenue.
PrairiesCan manages the Canadian Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF). manitobaCCRF supports local communities Canada Build and improve community infrastructure projects so you can bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.in the national distribution of $500 million The purpose of the fund is to lead non-profits, local governments, public institutions and indigenous communities to economic recovery.
the government of Canada offers more than $3.6 million to five projects in the Westman area manitobaThese investments will help support digital industries, expand manufacturing, and revitalize vital community spaces. Southwest Manitoba.
Prairie Can invests $2,200,000 Through the Regional Innovation Ecosystem (RIE) program of one project. Through the Business Scale Up and Productivity (BSP) program, $1,000,000 Invested to support one project.When $406,049 Support three recreational and community empowerment projects through the Canadian Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF).Combined $3,606,049 INVESTING IN THE SOUTHWEST in Manitoba The economy drives business growth and helps communities welcome visitors and residents to new and upgraded experiences.
Regional Innovation Ecosystem Program
Through RIE, the government Canada makes targeted investments in not-for-profit organizations that help companies in their priority areas innovate, grow and compete globally. It also fosters inclusive growth by helping underrepresented groups participate more fully in the innovation economy. Today he announced one of his RIE organizations funded through PrairiesCan.
Assiniboine Community College ($2,200,000)
Established Creative Media Center Brandon To support the digital industry in rural Manitoba.
Business scale-up and productivity program
Through the BSP program, the government Canada supports high-growth companies looking to improve productivity, scale up their technology and commercialize it. Provides interest-free, repayable funds to incorporated businesses. The BSP program supports incorporated high-growth companies that have been in business in Prairie State for a minimum of two years. One of his Manitoba BSP recipients of PrairiesCan funding was announced today.
Power HV Co., Ltd. ($1,000,000)
Increase production of high voltage bushings and bushing sensors by installing new equipment and hiring staff to increase the capacity of existing manufacturing processes.
Canadian Community Activation Fund
as part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, CCRF Supports Entire Region Canada Build and improve community infrastructure projects so you can bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.of national investment in $500 million The purpose of the fund is to help nonprofits, local governments, other community groups, and indigenous communities build new community infrastructure, revitalize existing assets, and keep people safe in public spaces as health measures are eased. for two years to help bring it back to life. Create jobs and revitalize the local economy. Today, 3 (3) manitoba Recipients of CCRF funding have been announced through PrairiesCan.
Municipality Auckland – Wawanesa ($75,429)
Increase and revitalize green spaces Riverbend Park of Wawanesa.
Municipality Deloraine – Winchester ($178,875)
Revitalize the heart of downtown Deloraine.
Fern Valley Recreation Commission / Prairie Municipality ($151,745)
Upgrade campground facilities at Whitewater Recreation Park in Elgin.
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