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Portage pea plant on track

Construction of a $400-million pea processing plant just outside Portage la Prairie — to be the largest in North America — is "full steam ahead" a year away from opening, the company’s new top Canadian executive said...full story

Roquette names managing director to oversee Portage la Prairie

Roquette has tasked one of its senior staffers to oversee the ongoing construction of what will be the world’s largest pea protein plant currently underway in Portage la Prairie...full story

CORFAC Celebrates 30 Years

In 1989, several SIOR brokers made history when they joined together to create a new brokerage network, unlike anything else in the industry. These independent entrepreneurs wanted a place where they could build relationships, share ideas and do business together. With a great deal of compassion, creativity and collaboration, they formed CORFAC International, the industry's top global network for independent commercial real estate firms.  

Thirty years later, CORFAC is thriving with 50 offices in the U.S., 5 offices in Canada and 18 offices in worldwide markets. CORFAC members closed more than 10,000 transactions totaling 680 million square feet worth over $8.2 billion last year...watch video

‘Retail is under attack’: Technology means change for Winnipeg stores

When was the last time you bought something from a brick-and-mortar store? What about online? If you’re like many Canadians, you might be finding yourself making purchases from a screen more often than visiting physical retailers...full story

Second plant-based protein plant planned in Manitoba to meet vegan meat demand

Manitoba is about to become a key production centre for plant-based protein with a second pea-protein production plant about to break ground...full story

Canadian Retail Sales Growth in Recovery Mode

There was an uptick in Canadian retail sales growth in April 2019, according to the latest unadjusted numbers from Statistics Canada...full story

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