About Us

Note: As of January 18, 2022, the Department of Economic Development and Jobs became the Department of Economic Development, Investment and Trade.


The minister of EDIT is the Honourable Jeff Wharton.

Departmental mandate letter



Jobs and opportunities for a prosperous Manitoba.



To create jobs and economic growth for Manitobans through investment, trade, and a skilled and diverse workforce.



At Economic Development, Investment and Trade we:

  • believe in teamwork and value diversity and inclusion;
  • respect each other, our stakeholders and clients;
  • act with integrity, skill and dedication;
  • are accountable for our actions and our words;
  • are agile and adaptable to change; and
  • are driven by achieving outcomes and results for Manitobans.


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