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    441 – 100 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6G2• P: 204-262-6400

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    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-753-5170

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    436-7th Street East, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7
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North Forge Welcomes New Director of Programming – Elaine Greer

North Forge is proud to welcome our new Director of Programming, Elaine Greer. 

Elaine has dedicated the past 20 years of her career to supporting the growth of Manitoba’s economy by providing her expertise in business, community and economic development practices. During the span of her career, she has helped over 500 early-stage startups and midsized companies and assisted over 15 community groups in accessing $20 million in project funding and business growth capital. Most recently, she spearheaded the launch of the BDC Technology Industry Program in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. 

Elaine was involved in numerous development initiatives in various capacities, including the Province of Manitoba Rural Economic Development Strategy, the Provincial Excess Moisture Business Restoration project and the Central Plains regional business skill development strategy – to name a few. 

In her free time, it is not unusual to find her coaching and mentoring young adults on their career paths or entrepreneurial endeavors. She dedicates her time and experience to supporting initiatives such as Ramp Up weekends and sitting on judging panels for business pitch competitions. She also sits on the board for Level IT Up. 

Elaine hit the ground running at North Forge, currently working with the programs team, as well as North Forge CEO, Joelle Foster, on the development and execution of the new Founder Program that is expected to launch later this year.

“Most people that know me know that I am all about the entrepreneurs,” says Greer, “It’s my happy place, and I believe my purpose in life is to work with entrepreneurs and founders to achieve their dreams. I most look forward to working with all our great North Forge community entrepreneurs.” 

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North Forge Technology Exchange partners with PCL Construction Inc.

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From small renovations to complex billion dollar projects; from modular construction, to advanced digital technologies, to cutting-edge sustainability, PCL has you covered.

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North Forge has partnered with 6P Marketing

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6P Marketing is your collaborative marketing agency, working with you to achieve your goals.

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Bell MTS

Bell MTS is part of Canada’s largest telecommunications company, providing Manitobans with Mobile phone, TV, high speed Internet, and Home phone service.

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

At Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), we are devoted to serving our valued clients. Our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness and communication, providing better results for clients. TDS is Manitoba’s largest independent law firm.

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Wawanesa

Wawanesa works exclusively with insurance brokers across Canada, offering home, auto, farm and commercial business products.

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Bit Space Development

Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. We work with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge digital media technologies.

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Princess Auto

For more than 85 years, Princess Auto has been supplying trade professionals, home mechanics or people who simply love building things with the tools and equipment they need to figure it out – whatever that “it” may be. With a unique assortment of tools, equipment and products, ranging from hydraulics to welding, Princess Auto complements the home improvement sector rather than competing with it.

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Bockstael

For over 100 years the Bockstael name has been synonymous with construction in Manitoba. From the humble beginnings of a Belgian carpenter, to the fourth generation of family ownership, building is in our blood. We pride ourselves on world-class innovation and a client-first approach to doing business. This is our commitment to serving the province we choose to call home for the next 100 years — and beyond.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) is here to support entrepreneurial activities across the entire University of Manitoba campus. In addition to supporting students at the I.H. Asper School of Business we also support students from ALL faculties across the University of Manitoba – Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campus including: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education and more!

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