The CDEM supports Manitoba's Francophone and bilingual communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Our local communities are experiencing an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic crisis and a further economic downturn. They need help.
In response, the CDEM is taking concrete action by proposing a map of services and initiatives to accompany, serve and promote Manitoba’s Francophone and bilingual communities in and through this difficult time.
The AMBM encourages both our bilingual municipalities and their community development corporations (CDCs), as well as entrepreneurs, job seekers, and stakeholder partners in our local communities to share and benefit from CDEM’s support measures.
To find out more about the CDEM’s services and initiatives, consult the tabs below.
The CDEM is ready to support you.
Supporting entrepreneurs, job seekers and individuals in our local communities
The CDEM is there to guide you.
The CDEM team is ready to help entrepreneurs, job seekers, and individuals in Manitoba’s bilingual municipalities and Francophone communities navigate the system and access the many federal support programs for which they are eligible.
Note that the CDEM does not administer these federal support programs.
Send an email to the CDEM to request assistance with federal support programs.
Knowing the issues and challenges of our local communities in order to better serve them
The CDEM wants to hear from you.
The CDEM team is ready to learn about the issues and challenges facing Manitoba’s bilingual municipalities and Francophone communities in order to better serve them.
This information will provide a snapshot of the economic situation in our local communities, and thus be a crucial source of information to share with public decision-makers who are working to strengthen and improve support programs related to COVID-19.
Send an email to the CDEM to share your issues and challenges in this time of crisis of COVID-19.
Promoting the products and services offered by our local businesses
The CDEM wants to promote entrepreneurial innovation in our local communities.
The CDEM team is ready to promote adapted products and services offered by small and medium-sized businesses in Manitoba’s bilingual municipalities and Francophone communities.
Send an email to the CDEM to share how your business or the businesses in your community are reinventing themselves in this time of crisis of COVID-19.