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Economic Development Brandon has two primary goals, grow the economy and grow the population.
The ABC’s of Economic Development Brandon below provide insight in to how we work towards our identified goals.


Attracting New Business & New Investment

Building Awareness of the “Brandon Advantage”

Connecting Businesses with Resources & Opportunities


Assisting with Business Growth & Retention

Bringing New People & New Skills to Brandon

Conveying Community & Lifestyle Information


Acting as a Business Advocate & Liaison

Building a competitive business climate

Collecting and Sharing Local Statistics & Insights


Economic Development Brandon is pleased to act as your connector, facilitator and network in Brandon.  We offer a comprehensive menu of site selection services including but not limited to:


  • Site Selections
  • Community Profile
  • Comprehensive Labour Market Information
  • Coordination with City of Brandon Development Services Division
  • Coordination with Education Allies on Workforce Training Programs
  • Custom Demographic Research
  • Economic Incentive Coordination with Provincial Agencies
  • Employee Recruitment Resources
  • Comprehensive Relocation Packages
  • Real Estate Search Assistance
  • Employer Recruitment Resources


The Economic Development Brandon office is also responsible for managing the City of Brandon’s Affordable Housing and Tourism portfolios. The Economic Development office also works closely with the Brandon Downtown Development Corporation, a not for profit corporation that is responsible for the revitalization of downtown Brandon.


The Economic Development Brandon office also administers the Brandon Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program. Program information is available at this link:

Immigration Inquiries:




Economic Development Brandon

Phone: 204-729-2132
Toll Free: 866-729-2132
Fax: 204-729-8244
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.         
City of Brandon
Main Floor, 410-9th Street
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6A2  



Director of Economic Development

Business Development Specialist

Gerald Cathcart
Phone: 204-729-2131 

John Andersen 
Phone: 204-729-2133


Economic Development Assistant


Deb Day

Phone: 204-729-2132



















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Economic Development Brandon
City of Brandon
410-9th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A2
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