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Central Location

If your business is in Winnipeg, you are part of a dynamic business community connected to the world from the heart of Canada. Canada provides the lowest cost of living of any G-7 nation and is the safest of the G-7 countries.

In Winnipeg, you are in the geographic centre of North America. You have direct access to the world’s most prosperous market thanks to this ideal location and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Winnipeg is the capital city of Manitoba, a resource-rich province of 1.2 million people bordered by the province of Ontario to the east, the province of Saskatchewan to the west, Nunavut to the North, and the US states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.

Over 712,000 people live here at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. The Forks, as the junction was named by 18th-century fur traders, has been a hub for commerce and transportation for more than 6,000 years. Winnipeg businesses and residents enjoy the benefits of being in North America’s Central time zone. This time zone allows effective service to all North American time zones, a natural advantage for conducting business activity coast to coast. Firms in which response time is critical find this to be an advantage.