Carman ROG OJO
Ph: 204.745.2675 Fx: 204.745.6348
Economic Development Officer: Tyler King
Carman Dufferin Economic Development Committee
– To create an economic climate that attracts and retains businesses so they can prosper through partnerships and opportunities.
– To become a robust and diverse economy.
Services Offered and Mandate:
The Development Officer is very willing to help your business in whatever capacity we can. The local businesses are what keep Carman and Dufferin active and thriving. Please don’t hesitate to call or drop by the office in the Memorial Hall.
The following link is a community report from the First Impressions Community Exchange with Carberry: Carman FICE Report 2008
The following link is a tourism master plan for Carman & Dufferin: Edge_Carman_strategy_revised
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
11-2nd Street NE
Portage La Prairie R1N 1R8
Manager – Ken Reimer
Phone: 204-239-0135 Fax: 204-239-0176
Community Futures Heartland is an economic development agency that works together with 15 Municipalities in the Heartland region of Manitoba and is dedicated to helping your business succeed.
They can assist you with the following topics: business plan preparation, cash flow projections, business resource library, market information and bookkeeping assistance.
They provide repayable loans to entrepreneurs that wish to start their own business. The loans have the following characteristics: repayable loans up to $150,000, fixed interest rate of Prime +3%, maximum 5 year term, minimum of 10% owner equity required, available to new or expanding businesses, employment creation is required.
Community Futures Heartland has partnered with Manitoba Advanced Education and Training to provide eligible Employment Insurance recipients the opportunity to start their own business. The program provides EI benefits while you start and grow your business.