Pinawa International Entrepreneurship Program

Accelerate your business in Pinawa – better, faster and cheaper

The Local Government District of Pinawa is excited to partner with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under the Entrepreneurship Pathway to jointly promote, attract and assess international entrepreneurs to start and develop their business opportunities in Pinawa.  Through the Pinawa International Entrepreneurship Program, eligible entrepreneurs will be able to move, settle, build and invest a business in Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada.

Who You Are:  You are an international entrepreneur with a background in business.  You have strong business ideas and are looking to develop your business in Pinawa.  You need a network of specialized supports that will help you develop your business, connect you to various business resources, and help you achieve the next milestone in your life.

How it Works: Successful candidates will receive a letter of support from the Local Government District of Pinawa.  The Pinawa International Entrepreneurship Program will assist you through the MPNP business process.

During the program, entrepreneurs will gain different types of supports from various community organizations and groups in the following way  

  • Entrepreneurship essentials
  • Business networking
  • Community engagement
  • Business training and workshops
  • Accommodation assistance
  • Business set up support  
  • Market intelligence
  • Business advisory
  • Grant application support
  • Legal Information and Advice
  • Connections to investors, customers and partners
  • Access to the ACE Project Space and Fabrication Lab
  • Business coaching & mentoring from our advisors and mentors
  • Investor Intelligence
  • Investor networking opportunities

Community Partners

  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
  • Pinawa Community Development Corporation
  • Pinawa Chamber of Commerce
  • North Forge East Business and Technology Incubator
  • Eastman Immigration Service Center
  • Community Futures Winnipeg River
  • Pinawa International Business Committee
  • Futurepreneurs
  • Red River College, ACE Project Space
  • World Trade Centre Winnipeg

Apply to our program by contacting

 Shane Li at edo@pinawa.com or by calling (204)291-8108 

 Application Process: Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an exploratory visit to meet with Pinawa International Business Committee and community partners and receive a Letter of Support from the Local Government District of Pinawa. The Pinawa International Entrepreneurship Program application process is highly competitive and incomplete applications will not be considered.

You must meet the Government of Manitoba MPNP Eligibility Criteria, please reference the MPNP’s Business Investor Stream: 

https://www.immigratemanitoba.com/immigrate-to-manitoba/mpnp-for-business/#1

Contact information:  Please send your inquiry to Shane Li at edo@pinawa.com or call (204) 291-8108

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