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Overview

Winnipeg has a regional population of about 780,000 and remains one of the most affordable major cities in Canada to buy a home. Historically, a railway and transportation hub, the city has cultivated a diversified economy.

Winnipeg is strong in advanced manufacturing. It is fast becoming a leader in technologies to cut greenhouse gas emissions and has substantial network of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers. In 2018, Winnipeg’s manufacturing companies exported more than $10.5 billion goods worldwide.

For example, Winnipeg’s Precision ADM: Advanced Digital Manufacturing, a manufacturing solutions provider that uses Metal 3D Printing and multi-axis machining to create parts and devices, leads the way in advanced manufacturing and is the only metal additive manufacturing company in Western Canada that is certified for both medical devices and aerospace parts.

Winnipeg has Canada’s third largest aerospace sector.

Winnipeg also has many of Canada’s leading international agribusiness companies and industry associations, and a mature agri-food research and development ecosystem. Healthcare, retail, and public administration are also major employers in the city.

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