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About Sustainable Economic Development

The City of Selkirk’s Sustainable Economic Development department is here to support new businesses, help them thrive and to encourage existing businesses to reach their full potential in Selkirk.
Our team works closely with organizations such as Community Futures North Red, Red River North Tourism, Interlake Tourism Association, Red River Planning District, Selkirk Community Renewal Corporation, BizPal Manitoba and the Selkirk Biz in order to provide the best possible service to the business community.

We serve as the main point of contact for all development inquires. With the help of other community organizations, Economic Development aims to provide a complete range of information:

Market Information

  • Market Reports
  • Local Economic Indicators
  • Socio-economic Reports
  • Demographic Statistics
  • Business Establishment Inventory
  • Employment Analysis
  • Industry Sector Reports & Profiles

Human Resources Information (Labour Force)

  • Labour Force and Occupation Composition
  • Salary and Benefits Information
  • Labour Force Statistics
  • Access to Information on Training Programs and Providers Serving Selkirk

Location Services

  • Corporate Relocation Services
  • Community Information for your Employees (Health care, education, daycare, shopping…)
  • Film and TV Location & Permitting
  • Municipal and Utility Services and Costs
  •  Introduction and Liaison with Municipal Departments

Financial Assistance

  • Liaison with Federal, Provincial and Municipal Tax Credits and other Incentive Programs
  • Access to government programs for business

Business Expansion Opportunities

  • Recognize, Showcase & Promote Selkirk Products, Services, Interesting Practices
  • Promote business celebrations, such as grand openings, anniversaries
  • Connect people and business networks using social media

Facilitation Services

  • Key point of contact for businesses at the City of Selkirk
  • Support businesses on policy Issues that affect local competitiveness

For more information about what we call the Selkirk Advantage, head to our dedicated Sustainable Economic Development website

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