Business Links

We hope the following business links will assist you in finding the information you need.

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Municipal Zoning & ByLaws

Garry Hiebert
Director of Finance & Administration

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Center

The Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre offers convenient, one-stop access to business information from various levels of government.1-800-665-2019
Toll Free: 1-800-665-2019

Companies Office

Get on-line information and forms about Business Name Reservation & Registration Company Incorporation1-888-246-8353 (in Manitoba)

Workers Compensation Board

The workers compensation system is an injury and disability insurance system for workers and employers, paid for by employers. Report claims and accidents, and request clearances on-line.Website:

Employment Manitoba Centres

Employment Manitoba addresses current and future labour market needs through partnerships with community, industry and employers groups.Website:

Employment Standards

Manitoba’s Employment Standards Branch helps employees and employers define and protect their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.Website:

Manitoba Business Start Program

The Business Start Program offers training and loan guarantees for starting a new business in Manitoba. The link contains a program description, terms and conditions, eligibility criteria and

Starting a Small Business in Manitoba

A complete guide including legal requirements for the City of Winnipeg and rural communities.

BizCoach Manitoba

A non-profit organization that provides business mentoring services to qualifying Manitoba small businesses.


An online, one-stop service for entrepreneurs that simplifies the process of finding information on business permits and licences from all levels of government. Click here for more information.

Community Futures Heartland

The Community Futures Heartland offers help with:

  • Business Planning Counseling
  • General Loans
  • Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
  • Young Entrepreneur Loans

Toll Free: 1-877-472-7122
Website:  www.heartlandcfdc.comEmail:

One Business, One Number

One business number to simplify your dealings with government.

Manitoba Business Start Program

The Business Start Program offers training and loan guarantees for starting a new business in Manitoba. The link contains a program description, terms and conditions, eligibility criteria and applications.

Financial Assistance Programs

A comprehensive database of financial assistance programs to either start up or expand your current operation.

Financing Sources

Links to banks and credit unions.

Provincial  Business Taxes

Tax Incentives: federal and provincial tax incentive information. Corporation Capital Tax Health and Post Secondary Education Tax Levy (Payroll Tax)  TAXcess – have improved acess to online services and their tax accounts. Using the new TAXcess service, businesses can securely and conveniently do the following; Register for payroll tax or retail sales tax; Apply for motive fuel tax, gasoline tax or tobacco tax licences; File retail sales tax and payroll tax returns; Pay retail sales, payroll, corporation captial, gasoline and motive fuel taxes through pre-authorized payment; Update business and contact information; Review their account details including the status of their accounts. Visit the website at or call 204-945-5603 or toll-free in Manitoba at 1-800-782-0318
Retail Sales TaxOther taxes: check out the other taxes administered by the Taxation division of Manitoba Finance.

Federal Business Taxes:

Canada Revenue Agency : Learn about your obligations and entitlements under federal law. This section also explains the different kinds of business structures, income tax reporting and payment, payroll deductions, electronic services, GST, and how to prepare for an audit.


Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
The Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) is a non-profit organization funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada and dedicated to helping entrepreneurial women start and grow their


Young Entrepreneurs Program: Young Entrepreneurs program offers a grant of up to $4,000 for approved applicants to help defray start-up costs. Youth Business Foundation
Morden Community Development Corp is a proud community partner of the Canadian Youth Business 

Business Facts

Manitoba Business Facts: facts on the many competitive costs, taxes, services and excellent quality of life in Manitoba.