Support Local – The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre

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WINNIPEG, MB – The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre manages to pay homage to the historic building’s past while reinventing itself daily. “Every day I ask ‘am I in bride mode or corporate mode, or who am I today?'” says general manager, Janet Harder. “We see everything from awards shows to weddings to rooftop parties – you…

Getting Started With Medical Cannabis

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WINNIPEG, MB – More and more people these days are turning to medical cannabis as a natural alternative to traditional opioids and other prescription medication. As the medical cannabis industry in Canada continues to evolve and mature, and the country marches towards cannabis legalization in the coming months, there are an ever-increasing number of medical…

Province Looking to Improve Access to Venture Capital

Manitoba PostBusiness News

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba government has issued a request for information (RFI) for an access to capital strategy and a request for pre-qualifications (RFPQ) for venture capital fund proposals to contribute to the development of a bold and modern new economic growth strategy, Minister Blaine Pederson announced in a news release. “Attracting new investment…

DOW Suffer Biggest Drop Since 2016

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BUSINESS NEWS – All three major U.S. stock indexes tumbled Friday with the Dow seeing its worst percentage drop since June 2016 as climbing bond yields prompted a selloff in equities. The climbing bond yields slammed Wall Street. Fred Katayama has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Wall Street suffers Biggest Two-Day Drop Since 2016

Manitoba PostBusiness News

BUSINESS NEWS – The Dow Jones Industrials racked up their worst two-day stock market slump since September 2016 as inflation fears pushed government debt interest rates to four-year highs. Conway G. Gittens has more information in this Reuters News video report. Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post

The Spirit of Winnipeg Award Nominees for 2018

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WINNIPEG, MB – Every year the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce acknowledges the success of businesses and the people with the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards. The Chamber will hold the 9th annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards, a gala event celebrating businesses and organizations that improve the vitality, energy and prosperity of our city on March 9th.…

Red River College’s Ongoing Research on Early Child Development Receives National Award

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WINNIPEG, MB. – The ongoing research in early child development at Red River College was recognized with a National Award. The research project was started to bridge the gap between current research in child development and to create educational tools and resources to support frontline workers. The award, from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators…

Amazon Go Opens in Seattle

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BUSINESS NEWS – Amazon opened its checkout-free grocery store. The experiment could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. Aleksandra Michalska has more information in this Reuters News video report. Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post Photo is screen shot

Winpak of Winnipeg 1st to be Safe Work Certified

Manitoba PostBusiness News

WINNIPEG, MB. – Winpak has become the first plastic manufacturer in Manitoba to be SAFE Work Certified by Made Safe. Ron Koslowsky, Vice President of Made Safe parent organization Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Manitoba, presented Chris Parker, Winpak Division’s Plant Manager with a plaque yesterday commemorating their certification at a ceremony in Winnipeg attended…

Manitoba Business Profile – The wisdom of Alfred Lea, Indigenous entrepreneur

Dorothy DobbieBusiness News

Manitoba Post is 100% locally owned and as such we strongly believe in supporting all Manitoba Businesses. That’s why we’re proud to present Business Profiles. WINNIPEG, MB. – Alfred Lea’s intelligent take on the world of commerce knows no boundaries. He is an entrepreneur, through and through. A lingering smile warms Alfred’s face. You have…