Carman Dufferin Economic Development



Carman’s economic development activities seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for residents and businesses by creating and retaining jobs, and supporting and growing incomes and the tax base.

The Development Officer is very willing to help your business in whatever capacity we can. The local businesses are what keep the Town and the Municipality active and thriving. Please don’t hesitate to call or drop by the office in the Memorial Hall.

Tyler King, Economic Development Officer
Phone: 204-745-2675
Fax: 204-745-6348
Box 160, Carman ROG OJO


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How Economic Development Helps Business Owners

Case Study: A New Business

Name of Business:
Kin Sushi & BBQ

How long in business in Carman:
10 months

What inspired them to set up business in Carman:
Seeing that Carman didn’t have a sushi restaurant and feeling it was a great opportunity to open one up.

What do they enjoy about doing business in Carman:
That the locals are very nice and that the community is so peaceful.

What resources EDO has provided that has helped them/their business:
The office answered questions regarding the community and assisted with some communication when necessary with outside agencies.


Economic Development in the News

DAS looking for crowd growth in 2017

Carman group explores multicultural event options

New name, fresh ideas for Central Manitoba Tourism

New strategy in place for economic development

True North Foods earns federal approval after $13 million expansion

Carman approves electric car charging stations

Planning District honoured for outstanding work

Carman-Dufferin Planning District permits surpass $16 million


Carman’s Industrial Parks

Both the Town and the Municipality offer location opportunities for properly suited businesses in of our industrial parks.

Click here to learn more about Carman’s Industrial Park.
Click here to learn more about the RM of Dufferin Industrial Park.

Carman Dufferin Economic Development Committee

Mission Statement
To create an economic climate that attracts and retains businesses so they can prosper through partnerships and opportunities.

Vision Statement
To become a robust and diverse economy.

Services Offered and the Mandate:

  • Work with local businesses, whether it is with inventory, finding a suitable location, expansion projects, preparing business plans, or obtaining funding resources.
  • Help new businesses begin operations.
  • Attract businesses to locate in Carman and the RM of Dufferin.
  • Actively promote the two local Industrial Parks.
  • Act as a liaison between businesses and the Town of Carman and RM of Dufferin.
  • Maintain a data base of information on industry and government contacts and funding resources and programs.
  • Work on promotion of community as a place to visit, to live and to do business.
  • Partner with outside agencies on development and tourism projects.
  • Work with other Economic Development Agencies, tourist committees, local organizations, and government to promote Carman and Area to potential businesses and residents.



First Impressions Community Exchange
The following link is a community report from the First Impressions Community Exchange with Carberry: Carman FICE Report 2008

Carman Community Development Corporation
The Carman Community Development Corporation was established in 1960. The corporation consists of approximately 20 volunteer board members. The CCDC is a non-profit corporation working to build the community.

Contact: Bob Mitchell 204-745-3888