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CentrePort Announces New Executive Leadership of the Board – July 2024

On June 27, 2024, CentrePort announced that Peggy May, CEO of Southport Aerospace Centre Inc. and Shreeraj Patel, Vice President, Commercial Financial Services with Royal Bank of Canada, have been appointed as Chair and Vice Chair to the... Read More

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CentrePort Canada’s New Office! – July 2024

CentrePort Canada has officially moved into our new office at 200 Portage Avenue. Sharing this vibrant space with The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Centre, we are excited to be part of a dynamic downtown hub for growth, prosperity,... Read More

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Construction Updates – July 2024

Interested in what's happening at CentrePort? With over $750 million in building permits issued over the last 5 years, totaling 3+ million SF of construction, the landscape is constantly evolving. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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Exciting Updates in the RM of Rosser: Supporting Development in CentrePort – July 2024

Development continues at a fast pace in the RM of Rosser - here are some recent developments that speak to the community's commitment to supporting the inland port's growth: The South Interlake Planning District (SIPD) is pleased to announce the... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community – July 2024

Not Just Hot Air: Manitoba Introduces the Captured Carbon Storage Act TDS Law recently published an article by John Stefaniuk, K.C., highlighting the importance and effects of environmental law, real estate and development law, and... Read More

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CentrePort Canada’s June Mixer – July 2024

On June 13th, CentrePort hosted the CentrePort Canada June Mixer, sponsored by Landmark Planning & Design and hosted in the TDS Law offices located in True North Square. We were thrilled to have over 100 CentrePort Partners and stakeholders... Read More

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CentrePort’s President & CEO Co-Chairs Blue Ribbon Panel – July 2024

CentrePort Canada President & CEO Carly Edmundson was named Co-Chair of the newly established Blue Ribbon Panel on Infrastructure, alongside Scott Phillips, Councillor of the Rural Municipality of Sifton. This expert panel, established by the... Read More

Recent CentrePort Canada Tours – July 2024

CentrePort Canada has been bustling with activity, hosting numerous tours to highlight active construction, showcase ongoing developments and speak to the immense potential within the 20,000-acre inland port. Among the visitors were prominent... Read More

Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award – July 2024

CentrePort Canada was honored to be named the Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year at the 2024 Chamber Day! This recognition reflects our dedication to driving economic growth and fostering strong partnerships within our... Read More

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Insights from the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce 2024 Economic Summit – July 2024

At the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce 2024 Economic Summit & AGM, CentrePort President & CEO Carly Edmundson, alongside World Trade Centre Winnipeg CEO André Brin and Marcel Kringe of Bushel Plus Ltd., discussed strategies to enhance... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – July 2024

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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Groupe Touchette Building New 112,000 Square Foot Distribution Centre at CentrePort – February 2024

Groupe Touchette, the largest Canadian-owned tire distributor, has acquired 6.62 acres of land to construct an additional 112,000 square feet of distribution space at CentrePort Canada. The new facility will bring the Montreal-based company’s... Read More

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CentrePort Canada’s 2023 Highlights – February 2024

In 2023, over $46 million of development permits were issued and 230,000+ square feet of new construction were initiated in CentrePort. In collaboration with CentrePort Partner, Tripwire Media Group, a new video has been released outlining some... Read More

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CentrePort Canada Board of Directors Leadership Appointments – February 2024

We are delighted to share some fantastic news about key leadership changes within the CentrePort Canada Board of Directors. Peggy May, a distinguished member of our board, has assumed the position of Vice-Chair. Peggy is the Chief Executive... Read More

Construction Updates – February 2024

Interested in what's happening at CentrePort? With over $400 million in building permits issued over the last 5 years, totaling 2.3 million SF of construction, the landscape is constantly evolving. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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New State-of-the-Art Air Cargo Facility Coming to Winnipeg – February 2024

In a significant boost to Canada's air cargo capabilities, the federal government has recently announced a $19.4 million investment — along with the $30.4 million announced in 2019 — in the construction of a state-of-the-art air cargo facility... Read More

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Efficiency Manitoba’s Efficiency Programs for Buildings Webinar – February 2024

On February 14, from 1:00-2:00 pm, join Efficiency Manitoba and CentrePort Canada for a webinar on Efficiency Manitoba’s programs to lower energy bills and reduce maintenance costs. Log on to hear about energy efficiency programs that can help... Read More

CentrePort Canada Holiday Mixer – Annual United Way Toy Drive – February 2024

In November, CentrePort Canada hosted the annual CentrePort Holiday Mixer! Over 150 CentrePort Partners and stakeholders met at Inn at the Forks to connect and celebrate the festive time of year. Every year, this event offers attendees the... Read More

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Manitoba/Saskatchewan 2023/2024 Circular Economy Survey – February 2024

CentrePort Canada is pleased to have been selected to participate on the MB/SK Circular Economy Industry Advisory Council. Supply Chain Manitoba and Supply Chain Canada are embarking on a groundbreaking project that aims to increase understanding... Read More

News from the CentrePort Community – February 2024

BISON TRANSPORT ANNOUNCES NEW AGREEMENT WITH CPKC - Bison Transport has entered into a new agreement with Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) to offer intermodal transportation services along CPKC's north-south corridor, linking Canada, the... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – February 2024

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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Get to Know CentrePort’s President & CEO – Carly Edmundson – September 2023

Red River College Polytech recently featured CentrePort’s President and CEO, Carly Edmundson, in a profile on their alumni blog and e-newsletter. Read the article... Read More

RockGlass Moves to CentrePort – September 2023

ClearSecure, a manufacturer and distributor of RockGlass, is now open and operational in Steele Business Park in CentrePort Canada. RockGlass is used for businesses, commercial properties, government buildings, residential homes, schools and heavy... Read More

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Construction Updates – September 2023

Interested in what's happening at CentrePort? With close to $400 million in building permits issued over the last 5 years, totaling 2 million SF of construction, the landscape is constantly evolving. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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The CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open – September 2023

CentrePort Canada Rail Park was once again the title sponsor of the historic Manitoba Open, held this year from August 24 to 27 at the Southwood Golf & Country Club. The winner of the tournament was 26  year old Texan Hayden... Read More

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Fastfrate Group Breaks Ground in CentrePort Canada Rail Park – September 2023

On August 1 2023, the CentrePort Canada Rail Park announced Fastfrate Group as the first tenant to break ground on facilities in the 665-acre rail served industrial park. Fastfrate Group, one of Canada’s largest privately held transportation and... Read More

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CentrePort Canada Partner Events – September 2023

CentrePort’s Spring Networking & Community Building Event - The first 2023 CentrePort Canada networking event was held on April 18 at Johnston Group. The kick-off event was a great success and over 100 partners and stakeholders joined to eat,... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community – September 2023

NEW AIRLINE AND NEW MAJOR ROUTE LANDS AT WINNIPEG RICHARDSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - As part of its commitment to enhancing the connectivity of the community, Winnipeg Airports Authority welcomed to Winnipeg Richardson International Airport... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – September 2023

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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CentrePort Canada Welcomes New President and CEO – April 2023

We are pleased to announce that Carly Edmundson will be rejoining CentrePort Canada as the corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer starting May 29, 2023. Carly is a tenacious and creative leader with a background in transportation,... Read More

Minister of Transport Announces Investment of up to $18 Million for the CentrePort Canada Rail Park – April 2023

On March 15, 2023, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced an investment of up to $18 million in project funding towards the CentrePort Canada Rail Park. Under the National Trade Corridors Fund, this investment will... Read More

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Check Out CentrePort Canada’s Footprint Video – April 2023

CentrePort Canada has released a Footprint Tour Video! Take a look at what's happening on the footprint, construction activity to date, and see what's in store for the future at CentrePort. In 2022, over $74 million of development permits were... Read More

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Construction Updates – April 2023

Interested in what's happening at CentrePort? With close to $375 million in building permits issued over the last 5 years, totaling 2 million SF of construction, the landscape is constantly evolving. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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CentrePort Canada Rail Park Featured in MHCA Supplement – April 2023

The CentrePort Canada Rail Park was featured in the ‘Growing the Economy’ supplement by the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association in the April 15, 2023, edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. The article focuses on the trade-enabling... Read More

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Tripwire Media Group’s Strategic Storytelling Webinar – April 2023

Join Tripwire Media Group and CentrePort Canada for a webinar on Strategic Storytelling this May 9, from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm. Tripwire Media Group is a corporate, award-winning video company based in Winnipeg that works with organizations across... Read More

Government of Manitoba Announces North Perimeter Highway Design Study – April 2023

The Government of Manitoba has initiated a study to develop a functional design for the north Perimeter Highway into a fully grade-separated freeway that can accommodate 6 lanes. This study will take approximately two years to complete and use both... Read More

News from the CentrePort Community – April 2023

KGS GROUP HELPS THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT REDUCE THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT WITH A LARGE GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT IN WINNIPEG - As a leader in geothermal development, KGS Group recently partnered with the Royal Canadian Mint to help reduce their... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – April 2023

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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CentrePort Canada’s 2022 Highlights – January 2023

2022 was an exciting year for CentrePort Canada. Here are some of the highlights: Launch of the CentrePort Canada Rail Park Addition of 21 new partners to the CentrePort Canada Partnership Program The Government of Manitoba... Read More

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$60 million in funding secured to advance servicing in CentrePort South – January 2023

In October 2022, the Government of Manitoba announced that it will invest up to $40 million in servicing infrastructure to support the expansion and future development of CentrePort South. This funding, in addition to $20 million previously... Read More

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Construction Updates – January 2023

Did you know there are over 2,000 acres in development at CentrePort? In 2022, over $74 million of development permits were issued and 630,000+ square feet of new construction were initiated. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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We’re Moving! CentrePort Canada Inc. Offices to Relocate to Portage & Main – January 2023

Along with The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Centre Winnipeg, CentrePort Canada Inc. offices are moving to 200 Portage Avenue in Fall 2023. This new office space will bring together business and trade under one roof to be a downtown... Read More

News from the CentrePort Community – January 2023

WINNIPEG AIRPORTS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES SELF-DRIVING WHEELCHAIRS ON THE MOVE AT YWG - Did you know? By 2038, it’s estimated that one in three people travelling by air will need some form of assistance. To help meet the evolving needs of... Read More

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CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open Awarded PGA TOUR Canada’s 2022 Tournament of the Year – January 2023

PGA TOUR Canada awarded the CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open its 2022 Tournament of the Year. ⁠ ⁠The CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open, dating to 1919, was held this year at Southwood Golf and Country Club. The tournament... Read More

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30% Refundable Tax-Credit for Clean Technology – January 2023

As part of the 2022 Fall Economic Statement, the federal government has announced an investment tax credit of up to 30% for companies investing in clean technologies, battery storage solutions, and clean hydrogen. In addition to the use of these... Read More

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Recipients of the 2022 CentrePort Canada Scholarship for Environmental Engineering Technology – January 2023

Congratulations to the 2022 recipients of the CentrePort Canada Scholarship for Environmental Engineering Technology. The scholarship is awarded annually at Red River College Polytech's Technology Awards Reception to third year Environmental... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – January 2023

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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Developer Announced for the CentrePort Canada Rail Park

On March 25, 2022, the Government of Manitoba and CentrePort Canada Inc. announced Focus Equities Inc. as the developer of the CentrePort Canada Rail Park. This 665-acre rail serviced industrial development is a unique real estate offering in the... Read More

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Construction Updates – May 2022

Did you know there are over 2,000 acres in development at CentrePort? In 2021, over $57 million of development permits were issued. Here’s a look at some of the latest projects underway: CentrePort Canada Rail Park On March 25, 2022, Focus... Read More

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CentrePort Canada In The News

Manitoba Inc. Manitoba Inc., sister magazine to Industry West Magazine, launched their first issue in March. This new magazine will showcase business and industry in Manitoba, celebrating local successes and sharing Manitoba stories. The... Read More

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Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada – Opening May long weekend!

Set to soar: new aviation museum preserves roots and opens gateway to the future by: Vanessa Desorcy Sometimes the most innocuous of questions can be a catalyst for the most remarkable of endeavours. When Doug Emberley asked his father,... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community – May 2022

WYNDHAM GARDEN - OPENING THIS SUMMER - Opening in the summer of 2022, Wyndham Garden is a full-service hotel located on the first Urban Reserve in Winnipeg; the Long Plain Madison Reserve located on Treaty 1 territory. The hotel is owned by... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – May 2022

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners – November 2021

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community – November 2021

RESILIENT BUILDINGS, RESILIENT FUTURE - In the face of extreme weather events communities need resilient built environments more than ever. PCL’s latest blog post provides insight into the importance of built environments and the role... Read More

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Exploring CentrePort – The Concrete Cemetery

Located in the RM of Rosser lies a unique parcel of land known as the ‘Cement Cemetery’. Dating back to the 1960s, the site was developed by the British-American Construction and Materials Limited company. Located just off Sturgeon Road, you... Read More

Efficiency Programs for Buildings

See how Efficiency Manitoba's programs can help you save money! Efficiency Manitoba and CentrePort Canada are working together to help buildings become more energy efficient. Tune in to learn about no-cost and low-cost opportunities to reduce... Read More

Construction Updates – November 2021

Did you know there are over 2,000 acres in development at CentrePort? In 2021, over $40 million of development permits have been issued year-to-date and 300,000+ square feet of new construction is underway. Here’s a look at some of the latest... Read More

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Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada – Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek!

On Wednesday, October 27, CentrePort Canada hosted its annual footprint tour. More than 50 partners and stakeholders joined us for an up-close look at the development happening right now on the inland port footprint. The first stop on the tour... Read More

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Welcome to CentrePort Canada’s new look

With over 2,000 acres in active development, $200+ million in building permits issued since January 2019, and the addition of 13 companies to the CentrePort Canada Partnership Program in the last six months, the landscape at North America’s... Read More

Construction Updates – May 2021

Did you know there are over 2,000 acres in development at CentrePort? While the summer construction season is just getting underway, plenty of progress was seen over the winter. The landscape is constantly changing, particularly within industrial... Read More

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Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada – Opening 2022!

With the grand opening of its beautiful new CentrePort-located facility slated for early 2022, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada (RAMWC) has unveiled sleek new branding and an equally impressive new website.Designed by Winnipeg... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community

BDC OFFERS MANUFACTURING SECTOR OUTLOOK - Canada’s manufacturing sector is diverse and touches every aspect of the economy. From food and pharmaceuticals to chemicals and fabricated metal, discover how various industries and sub-sectors... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners

The CentrePort Canada Partnership Program allows companies and organizations to leverage business development, marketing and networking opportunities. The program acts as a local vehicle to connect and market Partners to over 1,000+ companies... Read More

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Room to Grow in Rosser: Reeve Smee Explains Why

Business is booming at CentrePort! Nowhere is that more true than in the 11,000 acres of CentrePort that lies within the Rural Municipality of Rosser. Frances Smee, Reeve of the R.M. of Rosser, believes that Rosser is contributing to the boom.... Read More

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MMI Asset Management LTD. Breaks Ground On Steele Business Park Pictured (left to right): Minister Ralph Eichler (Province of Manitoba); Martin McGarry (President & CEO, MMI Asset Management Ltd.), Diane Gray (President & CEO CentrePort... Read More

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News from the CentrePort Community

TAKE THE 150 CHALLENGE - The global pandemic means the needs in our community are greater than ever—mental health, addictions, family stress, and job loss. As a community, when we are up against it, we come together. We cannot leave... Read More

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CentrePort’s Newest Partners

We are pleased to welcome Dimensions Insurance Management Inc., GFL Environmental Inc., Johnston Group, Reimer Soils and the Rural Municipality of Rosser to the CentrePort Canada’s Partnerships Program. Dimensions Insurance Management... Read More

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