Economic Development & Demographics

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.
 
Click to download our Business Information Package for interested entrepreneurs.
Click to download a Zoning Map.
Click to download a Building Permit.
 
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
 
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). 

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

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Upcoming Events

Apr
20
Thu
all-day Comedian Matt Falk
Comedian Matt Falk
Apr 20 all-day
The Souris Glenwood Foundation is celebrating their 30th Anniversary on Thursday, April 20, 2023, with an “Encore Performance” by Matt Falk, comedian. We will give more info as time gets closer.
May
5
Fri
all-day Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
May 5 – May 7 all-day
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce hosted event. More information to follow!  
Jul
7
Fri
all-day Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce event. More information to follow.