Starting a Business

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Why Winkler is a Great Choice for Your New Business

With excellent access to global markets and business service providers, Winkler is host to a diverse range of manufacturers who ship products throughout Canada and export to countries around the world. This makes Winkler the ideal City to open your new business.

Heartland Community Futures

Community Futures Heartland provides a variety of business and community development services to the region such as business planning assistance, repayable loans, support for community development initiatives, project support and training opportunities.

Community Futures Heartland is a not-for-profit corporation run by a volunteer board of directors.

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If you are starting your business out of your home, you will need to have a valid Business License.  The Business License is in lieu of paying a Business Tax.  This License is valid in the City of Winkler, RM of Stanley and City of Morden.  

If you would like more information on what types of businesses are permitted in Residential areas please view our Business License By-Law and/or review section 43.0 Home Occupations in our Zoning By-Law.

If you are a new business operating in a commercial building in the City of Winkler, please print and complete the new business registration form below.

New Business Registration Form