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: 2015-2020
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: 2021-2025
Moderate population growth and tertiary commercial services growth
20 year plan: 2025-2035
Growth in our secondary economy (manufacturing and processing)
Population goal: 3,000 by 2035
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.
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).
Souris Glenwood Community Development Corporation
100-2nd Street South
Phone: (204) 741-0631
Fax: (204) 483-5203
Economic Development Officer: Lon Turner