Portage Regional
Economic Development

Representing an agri-food manufacturing hub of 20,000 people, Portage Regional Economic Development (PRED) helps inspire new investment and re-investment across the region. With optimal access to natural resources, major transportation routes, and utility capacity to support industrial growth and innovation, we invite you to see how Portage la Prairie factors into your future prosperity.

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Helping the Portage La Pairie community and business sector take advantage of it's maximum potential.

Workforce Development

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Infrastructure Readiness

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Tourism Development

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Sound Investment

Portage la Prairie is a major service centre for the Central Plains region of Manitoba, located in one of the most productive agricultural zones in Canada, containing regional government offices, retail and distribution services and has proven to be a sound investment for manufacturing and processing for export-driven companies.

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New Organizational Strategy for PRED

Posted 07/28/20

PRED ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY Developing strategic areas for an organization is a process of determining its pathway or direction and making decisions on ensuring the...

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First Quarter Report – 2020

Posted 05/01/20

What has been happening in PRED? Check out what initiatives that PRED has been working on in the 1st quarter of 2020

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Strategic Focus

Posted 04/22/20

Strategic Focus The PRED organization is in the final stages of completing its organizational strategy for the next four years. The strategic planning process...

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