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EDP-Winnipeg News

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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December 11, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

COVID-19 Vaccine: what you need to know

The Canadian government has already purchased units of multiple COVID-19 vaccines that are either ready to be distributed or are...
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December 9, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

Province expands relief for businesses affected by COVID-19

A long list of additional businesses can now access the Manitoba Bridge Grant. (more…)
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December 3, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

Women’s Enterprise Centre loan updates

The Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) will be deferring loan payments for three months to help women-owned businesses in...
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December 1, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News

Federal Government COVID-19 business resource

Ever wonder what guidelines are in place for your business during the pandemic? (more…)
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November 27, 2020 / COVID-19, EDP Winnipeg News, Entrepreneurs

How to shop local during the pandemic

With the big retail holiday shopping season coming up, many local businesses deemed non-essential are expecting to take a hit....
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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.



We offer a wide range of services to help your business succeed.

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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.