Partner Network

Winnipeg Metropolitan Region's Partner Network showcases some of the businesses, consultants, service providers or suppliers who are contributing to a thriving Winnipeg Metro Region. Winnipeg Metropolitan Region partners are committed to a strong and sustainable Metro Region and play a key role in the success of our organization.

We believe in working collaboratively, not only as regional governments, but also with industry, business and other organizations. Incredible talent and resources are thriving in the Metro Region and connecting across sectors and regional boundaries is essential for sustainable growth. Winnipeg Metropolitan Region creates a forum for the collaborative work of all stakeholders to ensure decisions benefit from a diversity of expertise and experience. Our members need to hear from voices in business, industry and research to make better, more sustainable decisions — we are committed to supporting this connection through the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region Partner Network.

If you are interested in cultivating relationships and supporting the work of Metro Region decision makers, and would like to join the Partner Network:

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Alt Hotels

Alt Hotel, Winnipeg’s new destination for business and leisure travelers, is across the street from the MTS Centre and within walking distance of the Winnipeg RBC Convention Centre and the city’s best attractions. Alt Hotel Winnipeg’s mission is to provide guests with personalized service delivered by attentive staff that anticipate and exceed guest expectations. The hotel offers an innovative no-frills-chic concept combining modern design and eco-friendly features at a great price. Guests love the complimentary wi-fi, the complimentary continental breakfast, and the bright, well-equipped fitness centre. The light-filled lobby is the perfect spot for hotel guests to relax, socialize or have an impromptu business meeting.



Barkman is a leader in the industry, with over 65+ years of experience, barkman brings a wide array of knowledge and expertise to the topic of pre-cast concrete. Our product offerings range from paving stones to slabs, retaining walls to barrier curbs, site furnishings to steps, custom pre-cast and much more. A focus on product quality and customer satisfaction means that all of our products have been engineered to provide the ultimate in durability; even in the harshest of climatic conditions. Moreover, through vigorous testing and top of the line quality control measures, barkman ensures that all of their products meet and in many cases exceed CSA standards. A customer first focused company based out of Steinbach, MB, barkman is willing and ready to meet the needs of their customers by being both a supplier and a resource.


Barnes & Duncan

Barnes & Duncan is a locally owned multidisciplinary firm specializing in Land Surveying, Construction Surveying, Municipal Engineering and Geographic Information Systems. With a history dating back more than 100 years, we have a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in the firm related to all types of land development projects. We provide professional services to land developers, construction companies, all levels of government including rural municipalities and various other professionals such as architects, lawyers and other engineering firms. If you have a project that involves Land Surveying, Municipal Engineering, Construction Surveying or Geographic Information Systems, we can help develop those opportunities.


Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association

The Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) is a not-for-profit, industry-funded organization whose membership includes beverage brand owners and distributors. CBCRA is committed to reaching the government-mandated target of recovering 75% of beverage containers sold in Manitoba through its Recycle Everywhere program. The Recycle Everywhere program is Canada’s first province-wide away from home beverage container recycling program. They have partnered with municipalities, communities, businesses, institutions, parks, festivals and events throughout Manitoba and provided them with FREE Recycle Everywhere bins for their spaces.


CentrePort Canada

CentrePort Canada is North America’s largest inland port, offering 20,000 acres of high-quality, affordable industrial land and unique access to tri-modal transportation, including three Class I railways (Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and BNSF Railway), a 24/7 global air cargo airport and an international trucking hub. CentrePort Canada Inc. offers a wide-variety of single-window services for investors including assistance with incentives and Foreign Trade Zone benefits; land-development approvals; land and space inventory; business, government and market connections; industry-related referrals; joint marketing; and landowner’s council.


D'Arcy & Deacon LLP

D'Arcy & Deacon LLP has provided leading legal services in the Province of Manitoba for over 130 years and in the Province of Alberta for over 20 years. With offices in Winnipeg and Calgary, D’Arcy & Deacon LLP has more than 40 lawyers practicing in most major areas of the law.

Orvel Currie and Jennifer Hanson of D’Arcy & Deacon LLP have broad experience advising provincial and municipal governments as well as private sector businesses. Specifically, they have experience in Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba and Alberta acting as lead counsel to municipal, provincial and federal governmental entities with respect to labour matters, multi-million dollar public private partnership projects and in construction and infrastructure projects including P3 projects. Their experience includes advising federal, provincial, and public sector entities with respect to public private partnership, environmental projects, projects concerning health and safety law in western Canada, large contracts, and alternative dispute resolutions. As well, they have experience advising public sector entities for the construction and tendering of utility projects in Western Canada; as well as builder’s liens, construction liens and regulatory requirements.

We would be pleased to discuss our experience with you further and to provide you with specific examples of our direct experience and achievements. Please contact Orvel directly at 204.957.6401 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jennifer can be reached directly at 204.977.0326 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Economic Development Winnipeg

Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. (EDW) is the lead economic development agency for Winnipeg. EDW facilitates investment promotion and attraction, capacity building, tourism development, marketing and the management of market information. By applying competitive intelligence and by fostering relationships with industry leaders, government officials and community stakeholders, EDW evaluates potential opportunities and innovation drivers to develop key industries and define future economic growth. EDW also supports targeted sector, community and social development, and promotes Winnipeg’s diverse economy and high quality of life.


Fertilizer Canada

Fertilizer Canada represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur fertilizers. The association is committed to supporting the fertilizer industry with innovative research and programming, while advocating sustainability, stewardship, safety and security through standards and Codes of Practice. As the foundation of Canada’s agri-food sector, Fertilizer Canada continues to make changes that positively impact the environment, the economy and the social fabrics of Canadian life.

Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto

The Economic Affairs Department of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto promotes the bilateral economic ties and the development of economic cooperation and trade between the Netherlands and Canada. The Consulate offers assistance to Dutch companies that are interested in investing, finding a local business partner, supplier, customer or subcontractor, as well as to Canadian companies that are interested in development or expansion of their business activities in/with the Netherlands. In addition, we facilitate organization of trade missions and company visits in the Netherlands and Canada and the cooperation between Economy and Trade chambers, sectors and associations. The Consulate periodically organizes topical seminars and workshops for the Canadian private and governmental sector aimed at sharing Dutch experiences, expertise and values in certain areas.


Lombard North Group

Lombard North Group is an interdisciplinary firm specializing in landscape architecture, planning, project management, and public engagement across a broad scope and scale of projects. Our team has a breadth of experience working with public and private sector clients on a variety of planning, design, and implementation projects. We have been serving clients for almost 40 years and maintain an award winning reputation throughout Canada.


Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba Inc. (MMSM)

Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba Inc. (MMSM) is a not-for-profit, industry-funded organization that develops, implements and operates the province’s residential recycling programs for packaging and printed paper.

MMSM works on behalf of the manufacturers, retailers and other organizations that supply packaging and printed paper to Manitobans. Bringing together the businesses helping to finance recycling services, the consumers that diligently recycle their used items and municipal partners that collect and process recyclables. MMSM is helping to ensure that as much recyclable waste as possible is captured efficiently and doesn’t end up in landfill.

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Qualico Communities has been shaping the way neighbourhoods in and around Winnipeg grow for almost half a century. Building on decades of knowledge in community development, we pride ourselves on exploring new ways of doing things and are keen to work with our partners to build vibrant, sustainable communities where people don’t just live, but where they thrive.

Qualico Communities has active development in municipalities of Winnipeg, East St. Paul, Macdonald and Headingley. Current projects range from bare land condominium and urban infill projects to single family and complete communities with multi-family, mixed-use commercial and single family homes.


Solar Solutions Inc.

Solar Solutions Inc. is a full-service renewable energy company serving commercial, institutional and industrial clients. Locally owned and in operation for over 25 years, Solar Solutions team of professionals design, manufacture and integrate advanced solar energy systems and conservation products for a wide variety of applications.

Through industry leading system engineering and service delivery, Solar Solutions knowledge, experience and quality products deliver predictable results and long term value to clients and communities across Canada and around the world. Whether large or small, Solar Solutions renewable energy projects save money, generate dependable power and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.



Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec unites 22,000 employees working in over 250 locations.


Terracon Development Ltd.

Terracon Development Ltd. (Terracon) is Winnipeg’s exclusive developer of Master Planned Business Parks. Terracon and its affiliated companies have been in the business of building and leasing high quality commercial buildings for over 50 years. Terracon offers three locations situated on over 350 acres of land and over 1 million square feet of multi-flex office space. Take Pride Winnipeg has consistently awarded Terracon for its landscaping quality and design.

Terracon is also a leader in the development of a number of residential communities, including Aspen Lakes in Oakbank, MB, along with Waterside Estates and Castlebury Meadows, both in Winnipeg, MB.


Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc

Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. is responsible for the management and operation of Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, a full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients access to markets across Canada, the United States, Mexico and the world. Located at the geographic centre of North America, with round-the-clock operations, Winnipeg Richardson International Airport is the number one dedicated freighter airport in Canada as measured by the number of flights. The airport generates over $3.6 billion in total economic output and welcomes over 3.5 million passengers annually.



WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services firms, working with governments, businesses, architects and planners and providing integrated solutions across many disciplines. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment; our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Our Winnipeg office has a staff of 150 professionals, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, landscape architects, environmental scientists and interior design professionals, Our global team consists of approximately 6,650 employees in Canada and a total 32,000 employees world-wide, based in more than 500 offices, across 39 countries. They cover the professions listed above and many others including economists, archaeologists, biologists, sociologists and more.


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