LOCATION: Only 40 minutes from the City of Winnipeg just off highway 44
A convenient mid-continent location with cost-effective transportation links and intermodal facilities providing shipping by road, rail, sea, and air, enhanced by CentrePort Canada, the country’s first foreign trade zone and inland port.
A central time location is a major advantage for service-sector businesses. A strategic mid-continent location in the North American central zone that provides an open door to the United States
A productive, well educated and multilingual labor force that consistently generates an unemployment rate among the lowest in Canada, and the highest labor force participation in Canada.
A favourable business environment, including competitive office and land costs, reasonable construction rates and affordable taxes for rural areas; low employee turnover; published electricity rates that are among North America’s lowest through highly reliable renewable and environmentally desirable hydroelectricity; advanced and extensive electronic connectivity, including over 75,000 strand kilometers of fibre-optic cable and a high-speed, high density broadband infrastructure.
SUPPORTIVE CAPITAL INVESTMENT INFORMATION NETWORK:
A supportive capital investment information network for new expanding businesses, including Manitoba Business Gateways and CentrePort Canada, among others. A "business-friendly” attitude at all levels of government.
A diverse, modern economy with leading-edge transportation and communication networks.
QUALITY OF LIFE:
Favorable cost of living, including among the lowest utility costs in North America; affordable automobile insurance rates; reliable and accessible public services including quality universal public health care and education.