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Business Immigration to Morden

We invite you to consider starting or buying a business in Morden!

If you are eligible for MPNP's Business Investor Stream, Morden can offer you informal support toward your application process.




Exceptional growth in Morden has led to great success in business development.  


10 Great Reasons to Invest in Morden

  • Morden workers possess a good work ethic, as well as training and skills, and are respected by employers for their enthusiasm, creativity and loyalty.

  • The affordable cost of living, excellent recreational and cultural amenities, and very attractive quality of life in Morden make it relatively easy for companies to attract and keep good employees.

  • The superb education system in Morden, and its close proximity to outstanding post-secondary educational institutions and universities ensures that companies have ready access to a supply of highly qualified younger workers.  The universities and colleges are a valuable resource for employee training and research and development projects.

  • Morden’s “open for business” attitude has removed barriers to effective business operation.  Public sector officials at all levels of government work together with business leaders in a spirit of cooperation that’s intended to help private sector companies get things done.

  • The entrepreneurial “can-do” attitude that is a central part of Morden’s business culture provides a tremendous stimulus for innovative and creative business solutions.

  • Morden’s strategic location at the centre of Canada makes it a key part of the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor connecting manufacturers to a central North American market of 100 million people.  Located on Highway 3, near Highway 75, the Winnipeg Airport, and minutes from the USA border, Morden’s location permits finished goods to be shipped quickly and cost-effectively to any destination in the world.

  • Appropriately sized and zoned parcels of property are available for purchase or lease in Morden’s Industrial Park, with Rail Spur access available and the potential to acquire and expand into adjacent properties. The industrial park is fully serviced by all utilities and is ready, willing and available for immediate development.

  • Ease of access to Morden’s Industrial Park via the well-surfaced roads, which are close to major highways and have the capacity to handle truck traffic during peak travel times.  The Rail Spur to Morden’s Industrial Park allows for transport flexibility.

  • Low overall Business Costs:  Industrial Land is inexpensive and readily available.  Electricity and long distance rates are among the lowest in Canada; labour rates are competitive, and average employer premiums for workers compensation are the lowest in Canada.

  • The state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure in Morden provides broadband access to the Internet, a particularly important advantage for technology-based businesses.




It will be your responsibility to ensure you meet all qualifications of the business investment stream as per Manitoba Immigration Procedures. If you are interested in coming to Morden on a business exploratory visit and would like our assistance, please fill out the form online. Although the formal support of Morden’s Community Driven Immigration Initiative is not necessary for coming on a business exploratory visit, the information you provide us will allow us to help you determine whether Morden is a suitable city for your future business endeavours.




We can assist you through the MPNP Business process in the following ways:


  • Invitation letters to assist with obtaining visitor visa on coming on an exploratory visit

  • Exploratory visit assistance – arrange meetings to establish connections to other Morden business people and potential business opportunities, meeting with Morden’s Economic Development Officer, city/school/medical/mayor/real estate etc., arranged advice meetings with lawyer and/or accountant, accommodation advice and/or arrangement.

  • Advice on preparation of MPNP's “Business Concept Form”.

  • Permanent Arrival assistance – Transportation from airport, transition housing, further business advice, arranged advice meetings with lawyer and/or accountant, introduction to Regional Connections office for other settlement advice.

Morden's Business Program Interest Form

The first step is to fill out Morden's Business Program Interest Form.  This will give us general information about yourself and your business interests so we may be most able to offer you assistance.


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