Economic Development

Souris’ economic strengths are in agriculture, health and educational services.  
Through local entrepreneurship and investor confidence in the community, we are growing and have seen over $18 million in capital projects currently under construction or recently completed across the private and public sectors. 
 
1-5 year plan: 
Amalgamate rural and urban plans and other key planning initiatives to create a cohesive roadmap for our community for the next several decades.
 
6-10 year plan:
Moderate population growth and tertiary commercial services growth
 
20 year plan:
Growth in our secondary economy (manufacturing and processing)
 
Population goal: 3,000 by 2030
 
Mission: “Create-Preserve-Value-Ensure”.
Enhance natural, cultural, social and economic environments through sustainable programs and services. Control growth, save green space and maintain/improve infrastructure with strong fiscal management.
 
Values:
Accountability, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Dedication, Teamwork
 

Souris & Glenwood Community Development Corporation (SGCDC)’s purpose is to promote and enhance economic development for the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood. It is run by a board of volunteers that is comprised of members of the community, representation from the Souris and Glenwood Chamber of Commerce, and elected officials from the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood. The main functions of the Corporation are:

  • Promoting the community
  • Tourism initiatives
  • Immigration services
  • Skill and capacity development to local organizations
  • Business development assistance and support
  • Site selection
  • Research, data analysis and information
  • Public communications and events listings
  • Working alongside regional partners to support the whole region

The Corporation manages and directs the local Economic Development Officer (EDO).  To learn more about Souris-Glenwood from the perspective of Economic Development please visit

Souris-Glenwood Economic Development

Souris Glenwood Community Development Corporation
100-2nd Street South
Phone: (204) 741-0631
Fax: (204) 483-5203
Email: sgcdc@mymts.net
Economic Development Officer: Lon Turner