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Community Futures Greenstone

Community Futures is a community-based economic renewal initiative funded by the Government of Canada and directed by local volunteer boards.  Our main objectives are to help rural Canadians start or expand a business and to help sustain and improve communities and their local economies.

Manitoba’s 16 Community Futures corporations deliver a variety of services including loans and technical and advisory services for small and medium- sized businesses, services targeted to youth and entrepreneurs with disabilities, and community economic development and planning.

CF Greenstone serves the communities of Bakers Narrows, Channing, Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon, Snow Lake.

Mission and Vision

What is Greenstone?
Community Futures Greenstone is an initiative of the federal government, specifically the Community Futures Program. This program allows communities in need to be the designers, leaders and directors in solving long term community concerns. The program gives communities the tools they require to address these problems and helps them plan a coordinated response to the demands of the changing economy.

Greenstone Mission Statement
Through the provision of financial, technical and planning assistance, Greenstone assists the communities in the region to maintain and diversify the economic base.

Our Philosophy
The strength of the area lies in each Community and the ambitions of its people. The local community must take a leading role in the planning process which precedes economic development.

Flin Flon & District Chamber of Commerce

Promoting and Improving Trade & Commerce and the Economic, Civic and Social Welfare of the District.
 
Connecting Businesses & the Community.
Why Join?
People tend to ask this question when they are contemplating joining an association or group because they want to know what they will gain from the experience.  There are probably as many different reasons to join the Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce as there are members.  Following are some highlight benefits:  employee benefits plan, member 2 member relationships/networking/advocacy, respected forum, chamber merchant services, ESSO - Business card program, UPS members benefit program, affinity partner benefits in Manitoba, and a collective voice.
Being a member of Chamber will give us all a voice and a stronger voice together while providing individual benefits as listed.  Please consider being a part of your Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, contact the Chamber Office at 204-687-4518.

Title Sponsor...

Flin Flon Credit Union

Investing At Home

Your Flin Flon Credit Union has long been a supporter of various events in the community both big and small.  On average the FFCU spends more than $10,000 annually on donations and sponsorships in the community.

If you have an event or cause upcoming and would like to seek some financial support, please feel free to write a request to the Board of Directors and it will be reviewed at the next Regular Board Meeting.

Vision

To be the most trusted and valued financial service provider serving Northern Manitoba.

Mission

To develop strong relationships with our members through the provision of high quality products, convenient access and a continuous focus on the long term enrichment of the peoples and communities in Northern Manitoba.

History

The Flin Flon Credit Union (originally called the Alpha Credit Union Society Limited) was incorporated on January 10th, 1940 with offices operating out of a private home in Flin Flon.

In 1949 the Alpha CU moved its offices to the North of 53 Co-Op Building.

On February 26, 1959 the name of the CU was changed to the Flin Flon Credit Union Society Limited.

In 1960, construction began on the current Credit Union Building at 36 Main Street in Flin Flon with operations commencing in the building in January of 1961.

In March 31st, 2007 with assets of $21,470,395 the Flin Flon Credit Union paid it's first patronage payment under the new Member Equity Plan and returned $105,713 back to it's membership.

Other Sponsors...

University College of the North

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of University College of the North is to ensure Northern communities and people will have access to educational opportunities, knowledge and skills, while being inclusive and respectful of diverse Northern and Aboriginal values and beliefs.

 

VISION STATEMENT
Rooted in the Seven Sacred Teachings of Aboriginal peoples, University College of the North prepares life-long learners and graduates to be positive and contributing members of society.

UCN is proud to offer you the opportunity to learn in our unique northern setting. Enjoy crisp, clear air and a proximity to nature that few other places enjoy.

 

UCN delivers a range of programs in a network of 12 regional centres from Swan River to Churchill. Nine of our regional centres are in First Nations communities. We are pleased to be able to assist the communities of Norway House and Chemawawin (Easterville) with the implementation of their new public libraries.

Business Development Bank of Canada

We are a different kind of bank!

We are Canada’s business development bank and the only financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs.

We help create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financingadvisory services and capital, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • We support entrepreneurs in all industries and at all stages of development from 123 business centres across Canada and online at bdc.ca.

  • We’re committed to the long-term success of Canadian entrepreneurs and we understand that a business is more than just dollars and cents.

  • We complement the role played by private-sector financial institutions and have been serving Canadian entrepreneurs since 1944.

  • We are a financially sustainable Crown corporation and we operate at arm’s length from our sole shareholder, the Government of Canada.

 

We take pride in the success of our clients and offer free tools and advice for entrepreneurs.

Your Dollar Store with More

Your Dollar Store with More is Canada's largest dollar store franchise chain with over 125 locations across Canada. Since 1998, Your Dollar Store with More has been fine tuning their franchising system to offer the most proven products and methods for operating successful dollar stores in today's changing marketplace.

The dollar stores industry is the fastest growing retail sector in Canada as more and more people are becoming dollar store shoppers. These customers are looking to stretch their shopping dollars by purchasing everyday products at low, low prices and save time by shopping for these items at one convenient location.

Over the years our collective buying power has grown with the industries largest suppliers to ensure our franchisees receive the latest products at the best prices. Many items at Your Dollar Store with More are priced at $1.00, plus you will also find a great selection of "with More" items priced slightly higher at $2.00 and up.

The City of Flin Flon

Welcome to the geographic center of Canada and welcome to Flin Flon.

 

Flin Flon is a thriving mining, service, and tourist city.  We are one of only two border cities in Canada with the Man/Sask Border running directly through our community.  From the pristine lakes and beaches to the hospitality Northerners are famous for, it is a terrific place to live, work and play.  Our city boasts friendly people, beautiful views and a great summer gathering known as the "Trout Festival".

We are well known for our outdoor activities, world-renowned fishing and best in Western Canada cross-country ski trails and snowmobile routes.  From culture to sports we have it all.  Known as the northern "Heart of the Arts", our musical, theatrical, and graphic artists are world class and our SJHL Flin Flon Bombers hockey franchise one of the most historically recognized in Canada.

Hudbay Minerals

In 1927, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited (HBMS) was founded at the Flin Flon orebody in northern Manitoba. A decade later, a Fortune magazine article captured the story of the talented group of prospectors, geologists, engineers and businessmen who overcame great challenges to create a successful new mining property in the Canadian wilderness. “The story of Hudson Bay,” Fortune stated, “is the story of heroes.” Much has changed over the past 85 years. Today, Hudbay  is a Canadian integrated mining company with operations, development properties and exploration activities across the Americas principally focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals.

Northland Ford

For over 25 years, Northland Ford has been offering Ford Vehicles and Service to the Heart of Northern Manitoba. Now our dealership has doubled, with a location both in Flin Flon and The Pas.

On top of offering our local residents with as good a selection of New and Pre-Owned Vehicles as they'd get in the major cities, we are also the best spot in town for collision repairglass workroutine maintenance, and finding the best parts and accessories for your Ford.

Our small-town values have kept us humble, and we're happiest when we are able to help build and support our local neighborhoods. Come in and see some friendly and familiar faces each time you visit.

So whether you're a long-time valued customer, or if this is your first time encountering our service, we'd like to extend a big "thank you" on behalf of the family here at Northland Ford.

Calm Air

Proudly Connecting Winnipeg to Northern Manitoba and Nunavut for over 55 years.

Calm Air International is a niche airline serving the northern part of Central Canada. From its main bases at Winnipeg, Thompson and Churchill, Manitoba, and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Calm Air operates frequent, daily scheduled passenger and cargo flights throughout Manitoba and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. We also provide charter services to a variety of customers, including government, corporate clients and community groups. The fleet of aircraft is specifically adapted for passenger and freight configuration in the Canadian arctic.

The Flin Flon Reminder

The Reminder is a community newspaper serving the northern communities of Flin Flon, Creighton, Denare Beach, Cranberry Portage and Snow Lake. The newspaper was established in 1946 as The Flin Flon Daily Reminder. The Reminder is published from our Flin Flon office once a week, hitting newsstands every Wednesday. As an award-winning newspaper, The Reminder has grown to become the most trusted local news provider in the area. Our success is owed to our dedicated and experienced staff and our long-standing tradition of community-minded journalism.

World Trade Centre Winnipeg

WTC Winnipeg is a member of the World Trade Centers Association, a global network counting over 300 trade centres supporting an estimated one million companies in over 90 countries. Also a member of the Canada Business Network.  WTC Winnipeg assists Manitoba companies in gaining the confidence, the training, the tools and the network of contacts to help them engage and compete internationally.