What is happening
Spark E Safety - Setting New Standards in Safety Wear
April 30, 2024
Within the energy industry, Spark E Safety is quickly building a reputation for innovation, comfort, sustainability, and inclusion.
Start-Up Spotlight – Amore Cantina “Italian Street Food meets Rural Manitoba with Plenty of Entrepreneurial Flavour”
November 4, 2022
Amore Pizzeria is the product of a shared passion for high quality traditional Italian street food and pizza between two long term friends and business partners Trevor Jones and Giuseppe D’Amore.
Steinbach-based tech startup making waves down south
October 28, 2022
Two-year-old firm asked to participate in the prestigious Eureka Project
Why Some Businesses Succeed (and Some Don't)
September 14, 2022
The Top Ten Value Drivers that Every Business Must Have & How you can find an extra $40,000 in 45 minutes, without spending an extra dime on advertising
Pinawa, Manitoba Home to Clean Tech Pilot Project
March 17, 2022
PINAWA, MB – What if we told you that humanity has less than 10 years to correct our carbon footprint concerns? Scary, right? Thankfully, a local clean tech start-up Carbon Lock Technologies is working on a solution that will help in a big way! And it’s happening right in our backyards…
Building entrepreneurial relationships across rural Manitoba
February 22, 2022
Come together at the upcoming Survive & Thrive Conference – where North Forge East members can receive a 50% registration discount
Canadian Startup Dog-Eh Launches Trend-Setting Dog Food Supplement Line
January 17, 2022
Canadian startup Dog-Eh! introduces a brand new line of dog food supplements, taking health & wellness trends recently seen in human nutrition, and applying them to our furriest family members. 
North Forge East Member ioAirFlow Confirming International Partnerships, Government Support
November 2, 2021
Canadian startup’s focus on air quality, COVID-19 transmission risk & energy efficiency driving interest from world-leading accelerators and Government of Manitoba funding program
North Forge East Secures Funding from Indigenous Business Development Program
October 18, 2021
Program is designed to help gain more resources to help Indigenous Entrepreneurs.
A Big Opportunity Globally for Water Monitoring Solutions
October 6, 2021
A 36 year-old water solutions company has developed an answer to one of the industry’s biggest problems: MONITORING.
Futurpreneur Canada and North Forge East to Bring Capital to Young Entrepreneurs in Manitoba
August 11, 2021
Partnership will allow eligible young entrepreneurs up to $20,000 in fast-track funding
North Forge East Member Dog-Eh! Receives Futurpreneur Canada Funding
August 10, 2021
Amanda Wattie and Frank Fuchs, owners and founders of Dog-Eh!, had a vision. That vision stemmed from the love they had for animals.
North Forge East Receives Annual $80,000 Donation from CNEA for the 5th Year in a Row
April 10, 2021
The 2021 donation from Canadian National Energy Alliance (CNEA) marks the fifth year in a row that CNEA has provided funding to North Forge East....
Boreal Workshop Spotlight
February 5, 2021
Tanis Thomas, the founder of Manitoba made Boreal Workshop, has been nothing short of successful.
Pinawa Strengthens Economic Ties with Heze Municipal Government
January 11, 2021
Canada and China celebrate the 50th anniversary of economic and diplomatic relationship in 2020
Sponsor Spotlight: Prolex Media
December 13, 2020
One of our first sponsors was Prolex Media. Prolex Media has a creative suite full of services which includes; web development, photography, and videography.
Going Riding!
November 26, 2020
Horses, hay bales and fun, oh my! Have you ever gone to a new place and wondered what activities there are to do? You don’t have to look too far as Ridge Creek Ranch in Lac Du Bonnet is open for business!
Entrepreneur story - Boreal Workshop
October 31, 2020
At North Forge East, we have a lot of great entrepreneurs and startups. One of ours is Boreal Workshop.
Aquatic Life - a local and regional success story
October 20, 2020
In a small town, you may see wildlife, a body of water, a few small businesses and meet some friendly people.
Never Level a Deck Again
August 21, 2020
What would you do if you were told that you never have to level anything ever again? Okay, maybe not that fast. But what if I told you that you could level structures from the top? PGT Global was created to bring new and innovative solutions to the building and home improvement market.
Local Government District of Pinawa launches International Entrepreneurship Program
August 3, 2020
Program expected to attract up to $20 million in locally invested capital
Pinawa Set to Have a Floating Waterpark by 2021
July 13, 2020
Twenty One Ventures who is a North Forge East Start-Up company has been working with Pinawa’sEconomic Development to open up a floating waterpark come 2021!
Member Profile: Boreal Workshop
March 20, 2020
Boreal Workshop is one of North Forge East’s success stories. They are a Manitoba family business that handcrafts jewelry informed by Indigenous and European cultures and traditions of art and craft, and our environment.
North Forge East partners with Red River College
February 6, 2020
Red River College’s (RRC) ACE Project Space, North Forge Technology Exchange and North Forge East are collaborating to help entrepreneurs realize their businesses. The three organizations will work together to increase the success rate of entrepreneurial activity, provide real project-based learning opportunities for students and encourage investment and growth in start-up companies in Manitoba.
North Forge East builds international partnerships and attracts startups to our Region
January 31, 2020
XCEL, a leading venture capital and business accelerator located in Xiamen, China, visited Pinawa in [month year] with interest in North Forge East’s International Entrepreneurship Program. The meeting was hosted by Blair Skinner, Mayor of Pinawa and North Forge East board member, and Shane Li, President of North Forge East.
North Forge East receives CNEA fund support
January 14, 2020
North Forge East is pleased to announce an annual financial contribution of $80,000 from the Canadian National Energy Alliance (CNEA), the consortium which manages the operations of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories.
Startup Spotlight: AquaHive
December 19, 2019
Responsible water practices have become central to modern mining operations to mitigate environmental impact, but mine-water management has traditionally been a resource-intensive process. AquaHive, a North Forge East Startup Program member, helps ease this burden by providing real-time data analysis.
NF EAST Youth Innovation Program
August 16, 2019
North Forge East partnered with international school to launched 2 weeks Youth Innovation Program. Students have opportunities to explore different innovation based topics during the program to develop their creativity and innovation capacity.
NF EAST HK – Canada Entrepreneurship Program
August 28, 2018
In June 2019, North Forge East and the Pinawa Community Development Corporation partnered with University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business to host a student exchange with China’s Hong Kong Community College, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Lingnan University.