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Peggy May, CEO of Southport Aerospace Centre, appointed as Chair June 27, 2024 – CentrePort Canada Inc. (“CentrePort”) has appointed Peggy May, Chief Executive Officer of Southport Aerospace Centre Inc., as Chair of the corporation’s... Read More

CentrePort Canada’s New Strategic Plan

We are excited to release CentrePort Canada’s new strategic plan, which will guide our development and growth over the next five years. This plan serves as a blueprint for the next chapter of CentrePort’s story, further establishing the inland... Read More


Partnership between RoadStar Trucking and Whiteriver Logistics results in significant growth and need for additional capacity in Manitoba April 10, 2024 – Whiteriver Logistics Inc. (“Whiteriver”) has acquired 16 acres of land to construct... Read More

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Largest Canadian-owned tire distributor doubling their presence at Manitoba’s inland port with $19 million investment in new facility January 24, 2024 – Groupe Touchette, the largest Canadian-owned tire distributor, has acquired 6.62 acres... Read More

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We’re Hiring!

Specialist, Marketing & Communications Permanent, Full Time CentrePort Canada Inc. is seeking a motivated and creative marketing and communications professional who is excellent at building and managing relationships to join our dynamic... Read More


$55 Million Project Brings Transportation Leader Challenger Motor Freight to Manitoba August 1, 2023 – Fastfrate Group, one of Canada’s largest privately held transportation and supply chain providers, is investing $55 million to build... Read More

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MEDIA RELEASE: Whiteland Developers Sells Out Fourth and Final Phase of 280-Acre Industrial Park

$250 Million Invested in BrookPort Business Park in CentrePort Canada The fourth and final phase of BrookPort Business Park (“BrookPort”) is now fully sold out; since being brought to market five years ago, all 280 acres of the... Read More

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MEDIA RELEASE: CentrePort Canada Inc. Welcomes New President and Chief Executive Officer

Carly Edmundson brings extensive experience in strategic development and investment attraction April 12, 2023 – The CentrePort Canada Inc. (“CentrePort”) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Carly Edmundson as the new President and... Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Minister of Transport announces investment of up to $18 million for the CentrePort Canada Rail Park

Earlier today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced an investment of up to $18 million in project funding, under the National Trade Corridors Fund, for improving intermodal connectivity in the Winnipeg... Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: CentrePort Canada Inc. Offices to Relocate to Portage & Main

Along with The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Centre Winnipeg, CentrePort Canada Inc. offices are moving to 200 Portage Avenue in 2023. “As a long-time partner of The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, CentrePort Canada is thrilled... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: CentrePort Canada Inc. Announces Appointment of Managing Director

Aimee Goyer to act as interim leader during search for new President and CEO October 19, 2022 – The CentrePort Canada Inc. Board of Directors has appointed Aimee Goyer to act as the interim Managing Director, effective October 22,... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Demand for Industrial Land in CentrePort Continues to Outpace Supply

Over 600,000 square feet of industrial real estate construction activity this year at CentrePort Canada CentrePort Canada Inc. is pleased to announce over 600,000 square feet in new construction is underway at the inland port. Close to $70... Read More

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MEDIA RELEASE: BrookPort Business Park Phase III: Seventeen Companies Acquire Land for Development in CentrePort Canada

Whiteland Developers' sells out third phase of BrookPort Business Park October 7, 2022 - WINNIPEG, MB - Phase III of BrookPort Business Park (“BrookPort”) is now fully sold out after 10 months on the market at CentrePort Canada... Read More

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MEDIA RELEASE: CentrePort Canada Inc. Announces Departure of Founding President and CEO

Diane Gray to depart organization after thirteen years of unprecedented leadership and achievements August 26, 2022 – WINNIPEG, MB – The CentrePort Canada Inc. Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of President and CEO Diane Gray... Read More

We’re Hiring!

Business Development Coordinator Term position ending March 31, 2024 Purpose CentrePort Canada is Manitoba’s 20,000-acre inland port and Foreign Trade Zone. Located in the heart of North America, CentrePort connects to major national and... Read More

Request for Proposal: Building Supply Chain Efficiencies for CentrePort and Manitoba Companies

Project Description:CentrePort Canada Inc. seeks a Business Development Consultant to conduct a targeted outreach campaign with Manitoba companies, particularly those impacted by supply chain disruptions. As companies recover from the pandemic,... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Government of Manitoba Announces Development Partner for the CentrePort Canada Rail Park

Focus Equities Inc. Projects Economic Impact of the Rail Park Project Could Exceed $3 Billion March 25, 2022 - WINNIPEG, MB  The Government of Manitoba and CentrePort Canada Inc. are pleased to announce that an agreement has been concluded... Read More

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A Busy Year for Industrial Development at CentrePort

A look back at 2021 at CentrePort While companies have spent the last year adjusting to the reality of operating in a Covid-19 world, CentrePort Canada has continued its growth and is a busy hub for industrial activity and investment. At... Read More

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Transportation Hubs Critical to Saskatchewan’s Export Success

Industry West Magazine By Bruce Johnstone "As the largest multi-modal inland port in North America, with 20,000 acres of industrial land, access to three major railways (CN, CP and BNSF), James Armstrong Richardson Airport and major highways... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: 4Tracks Ltd. Breaks Ground On New Corporate Headquarters And Terminal

Transportation company to expand on 40 acre site in CentrePort Canada October 27, 2021 - 4Tracks Ltd. has broken ground on a $12.5 million office, warehouse, and cross-dock facility in CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”). The transportation... Read More

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Upcoming changes to Canada Post postal codes in CentrePort North (RM of Rosser lands)

Important notice for all business owners, tenants and residents in CentrePort North. With the growth being experienced in the CentrePort area, the Rural Municipality of Rosser has received many questions and concerns regarding addressing and... Read More

CentrePort expecting ‘banner’ year: CEO

Inland port breaks ground on $19-M distribution facility By Temur Durrani, Winnipeg Free Press A new building will pop up soon at North America’s largest trimodal inland port and foreign trade zone, located at the heart of the Prairies in... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Whiteland Developers Breaks Ground on 100,000 Square Foot Distribution Centre at CentrePort Canada

Construction underway on $19M facility in BrookPort Business Park June 15, 2021 – Whiteland Developers (“Whiteland”) has broken ground on a $19M, 100,000 square foot distribution centre in BrookPort Business Park (“BrookPort”) located... Read More

CentrePort rail park appears to be back on track

By Martin Cash, Winnipeg Free Press Development of a 665-acre rail park, long envisioned as a key feature of CentrePort Canada’s inland port concept, is apparently on track to start the first phase of construction in the spring of... Read More

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Serviced industrial land key to recovery after pandemic, city committee told

By Joyanne Pursaga, Winnipeg Free PressPhoto: Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files Prepare land for new industry and it will come. That message was stressed as a key step Winnipeg can take to recover from the economic hit of COVID-19,... Read More

ALDRICH: City needs to invest in opportunity at CentrePort South

You can stand outside the new Merit Functional Foods plant, look east and be staring out at the City of Winnipeg. In one breath it is a vision of what the future can look like for industrial development, while in the next it’s a look at lost... Read More

Local facility achieves first commercial production of canola protein

Vancouver’s Burcon NutraScience Corporation, a technology company developing plant-based proteins for food, has announced its joint venture company, Merit Foods, has achieved its first commercial production of canola protein at its new R.M. of... Read More

Green space corridor pitched to preserve park

The City of Winnipeg may explore a green space corridor to protect Little Mountain Park against development. Coun. Brian Mayes is calling for a study on how such an effort could preserve the park, a corridor that could also include a farm field... Read More

Whiteland Developers working on second major CentrePort project

Myron Love Journal of Commerce While development at Manitoba’s CentrePort Canada was slowed for a few weeks by the initial provincial lockdown response to the COVID-19 virus last spring, Diane Gray, Centreport’s president and CEO, reports... Read More

Marriage Made in Heaven

Manitoba gains in CP Rail takeover of U.S. carrier, experts say. By Martin Cash, Winnipeg Free Press Manitoba appears well-positioned to benefit from CP Rail’s proposed US$25-billion takeover of Kansas City Southern. While still at least... Read More

City missing out on industrial development at CentrePort due to lack of water, sewer service

By James Snell, Winnipeg Sun A Winnipeg city councillor and local developer are saying Winnipeg is missing out on industrial development because the city’s portion of CentrePort lands doesn’t have water and sewer service. CentrePort is a... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Whiteland Developers Announces $65 Million Investment in InksPort Business Park

December 17, 2020 – Industrial space in InksPort Business Park (“InksPort”) is now available at CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”) in the R.M. of Rosser. InksPort is a 68 acre project of Whiteland Developers (“Whiteland”). This is... Read More

CentrePort Maintains Booming Development

By: Martin Cash While there is no doubt the pandemic has caused a pause in much business activity around the world, the pace of growth has not let up in the northwest quadrant of Winnipeg. In 2020, 12 new companies have set up shop... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Twelve New Companies Establish Operations at CentrePort

CentrePort Canada Inc. (“CentrePort”) has announced twelve new companies have established operations or are finalizing the build-out of their facilities within Brookside Industrial Park West Phase III (“the Park”). Situated in the... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: MMI Asset Management Breaks Ground on Steele Business Park

Winnipeg developer MMI Asset Management Ltd. (“MMI”) broke ground on a new $46 million industrial park last week. Steele Business Park is being built on 17 acres at CentrePort Canada in the R.M. of Rosser. The park is named after Maurice... Read More

BrookPort Business Park Phase II

Phase II of BrookPort Business Park (“BrookPort”) is on the market at CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”) featuring 80 acres of shovel-ready, fully serviced land. Phase II brings the total land under development at BrookPort to 160... Read More

Betting Big on BrookPort

By: Martin Cash Winnipeg real estate company Whiteland Developers believes the pandemic has not lessened demand for industrial space and land in the Winnipeg capital region, and is betting $32 million it’s right. Whiteland is putting... Read More

Global food giant Nestlé forges long-term partnership with CentrePort protein plant

By: Martin Cash With construction of its pea and canola protein production facility still in the early stages, Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience have entered into a joint development agreement with global... Read More

Record Setting Year in Industrial Development

CentrePort Canada Inc. announced a record breaking year of activity at the inland port. In 2019, over $117 million of development and building permits were issued by the South Interlake Planning District, totaling over 725,000 square feet of... Read More

Ten years ago, CentrePort “was literally just a concept”

By Martin Cash Centreport may be 10 years old but besides construction of the highway, Centreport Canada Way, for the longest time people would have been excused for not being able to point to evidence of any manifestations of the inland port's... Read More

Brookside Park rides wave of steady growth

By Ben Waldman Business continues to boom at CentrePort Canada’s Brookside Business Park. Nine new tenants are already moved in or will soon set up shop in the year-old industrial zone in the RM of Rosser just off Route 90, where two new,... Read More

Nine Companies Establish New Operations at CentrePort Canada

CentrePort Canada Inc. announced nine additional companies have established operations or are in the process of building new facilities in Brookside Business Park at CentrePort Canada within the Rural Municipality of Rosser. Developed by OLEXA... Read More

Protein production plant breaks ground in Centreport

By Martin Cash Merit Functional Foods Corp. has already broken ground on its new $65-million pea and canola protein production plant in the BrookPort industrial park in the northern part of Centreport only months after closing its... Read More

Centreport living up to the hype

By: Martin Cash Edmonton developer Canada West Limited is doing its best to substantiate all the hype surrounding the Centreport Canada inland port since it was conceived about 11 years ago. The first of what will eventually be a total of... Read More

We Love This Market: Construction is booming at CentrePort, the latest being a $20-M, 100,000-sq.-ft. tire warehouse.

By Martin Cash The industrial version of a new housing subdivision is taking place right now south of CentrePort Canada Way, with steel frames instead of wood and buildings as large as 100,000 square feet instead of 2,000-square-foot... Read More

Largest Canadian-Owned Tire Distribution Company Building New 100,000 Square Foot Facility At CentrePort

May 29, 2019 – Groupe Touchette, the largest Canadian-owned tire distributor, has started construction of their new 100,000 square foot facility, which will be located on almost 6 acres of land in Brookside Industrial Park Phase III (“the... Read More

National Motor Company Opens New Central Canadian Distribution Centre at CentrePort

Techtop Canada Inc. (“Techtop”), a Canadian industrial motors distributor, has opened its first-ever Manitoba location in Brookside Business Park in CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”). The 6,000 square foot office, warehouse and distribution... Read More

CentrePort Canada: More than just a highway

As featured in the Winnipeg Free Press, a visual update on the development of the inland port and five things you may not know about CentrePort.  Read... Read More

Ontario-based engine distributor adds satellite office in CentrePort

by Martin Cash The newest of a growing number of industrial residents in CentrePort is Techtop Canada Inc., a Canadian-Chinese joint venture company that distributes industrial electrical motors. The company, based in the Greater Toronto... Read More

Doughnuts for road, rail and air at CentrePort

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CentrePort home base for some of country’s largest trucking firms

by Martin Cash When it comes to CentrePort and the concentration of the trucking industry in the northwest quadrant of the city, it's one of those chicken and egg scenarios. Yes, some of the largest trucking companies in the city were already... Read More

The Center Of It All

by Derek Clouthier WINNIPEG, Man. — Things are hopping at CentrePort Canada of late, as more carriers look to expand or relocate to the country’s largest inland port. CentrePort said around 70% of Manitoba’s trucking companies are... Read More

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