At the very heart of North America lies Brandon Manitoba, a city that has built its reputation on providing the atmosphere in which business can succeed. Brandon is rated as the best municipality for small business in Western Canada. The city’s overall business cost competitiveness has been ranked #1 by KPMG of over 30 North American Midwest Cities surveyed.  Contributing to Brandon’s overall cost competitive environment is the fact that there is no municipal business tax. The economy’s diversification provides an extremely stable and positive environment for businesses to compete within the global economy. The Conference Board of Canada confirms Brandon’s diversified economy is expected to deliver solid economic growth in 2020 thanks to gains across most sectors.