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EDP-Winnipeg News

April 14, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

Some Manitoba businesses nervous about possible new restrictions

CBC Manitoba is reporting some local businesses are anxious in the face of possible new restrictions. (more…)
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March 11, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

Manitoba Expands Vaccine Eligibility, includes some people with disabilities

The province of Manitoba is including more people in its vaccine priority list. (more…)
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March 3, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

The province extends Bridge Grant for a third time

The province of Manitoba is issuing a third round of payments to small businesses that apply for the Manitoba Bridge...
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February 10, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs, Financial

Some Canadians won’t have to repay CERB

If you are self-employed and were told you have to repay the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), you might be...
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February 5, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

Manitoba considering further loosening of restrictions

Manitoba is considering easing pandemic restrictions for the second time in a matter of weeks. (more…)
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January 20, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

Manitoba considering loosening COVID-19 restrictions

The province of Manitoba may allow small group gatherings and re-open some businesses at limited capacity. Premier Brian Pallister and...
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January 6, 2021 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

Pallister provides update on vaccine rollout, including ramp-up in personal care homes

Manitoba's premier has provided new information on the province's COVID-19 vaccination campaign. (more…)
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December 23, 2020 / EDP Winnipeg News

Happy Holidays from EDP-Winnipeg

EDP-Winnipeg would like to wish a very happy holidays to all of our clients, supporters and anyone who follows our...
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December 23, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

Futurpreneur News Updates

An organization that helps young entrepreneurs has released its final news bulletin of 2020. Futurpreneur Canada has released information on...
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December 17, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

CRA Simplifies Working From Home Tax Reduction

With unprecedented amounts of people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made...
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How can we help you?

The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) provides people in Winnipeg who self-identify as living with a disability with the resources and tools to help them start their own businesses.

Delivered through Equal Opportunities West and Western Economic Diversification Canada, some of the services we provide include:

      • Assisting clients with developing business plans
      • Providing business advisory services and organizing training workshops
      • Website development and marketing assistance
      • Encouraging clients to enroll in higher business education courses;
      • And giving them a directory of relevant resources and contacts in the community

We are an inclusive agency supporting people from all ethnic, cultural and gender backgrounds and are committed to a spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous participants and their communities.

We offer up to three years of mentoring and guidance, providing constructive feedback while encouraging independence and creative thinking.

If you or someone you know has a disability and wants to start a business, get in touch with us.



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Dog Nerd featured on Western Economic Diversification Canada Website

WEDC produced a video with EDP-Winnipeg client Lisa Hazelwood on her dog training business.