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>  The U of M Congratulates MEDO

Click on the audio player below to listen to MEDO CEO, Blake Russell being interviewed by CJRB Boissevain's Barry Lamb regarding the MEDO Affinity Program and the rise of Metis business in Manitoba.
Aired Thursday, February 14, 2013.

>  Winnipeg Sun - 6/21/12
>  Winnipeg Free Press - 9/26/11
>  Winnipeg Free Press - 1/20/11

 

Request for Proposals

The MEDO Affinity Loyalty Program is currently accepting RFPs from individuals and businesses interested in engaging and delivering products and services to the 100,000+ Manitoba Metis consumer market.

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The MEDO advertises employment and training opportunities on a regular basis on this website.

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150 Henry Parking Information

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MEDO ~ For Benefit Enterprise - Sustainable Economic Growth


10:00 Video Presentation: MMF President David Chartrand, MEDO CEO Blake Russell and key MEDO staff discussing and explaining the benefits and value of MEDO as a company and its divisions to individual Metis citizens, the MMF and the Metis Nation socially and economically.




MEDO at the MMF Regional Meeting in Thompson

alternate textMEDO CEO Blake Russell addresses the audience at the MMF Thompson Regional Meeting

MEDO CEO Blake Russell speaks about MEDO at the Manitoba Métis Federation Thompson Regional Meeting July 6, 2013.

Click on the audio player below to listen to MEDO CEO,
Blake Russell's address.










Leasing Opportunity at 150 Henry Avenue

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Fantastic leasing opportunity for both new and established companies. Located within walking distance of Winnipeg’s commercial district centred on the intersection of Portage Avenue & Main Street. The Forks, Old Market Square and the new Waterfront Developments are also nearby. Join the north downtown resurgence with Sport Manitoba’s new development - the Sport For Life Centre, as well as the United Way building, WRHA and the YFC Centre for Youth Excellence all choosing to call this growing area home.

150 Henry is a 4 story, solid, stately office building located near the heart of downtown Winnipeg with a strong presence off the Disraeli Freeway. It boasts an abundance of naturally lit offices, as well as access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and IT services. It includes various-sized meeting rooms also available for your use. Our large parking lot (plug-ins available) is priced well below the standard rates demanded close to the city centre.





MEDO at the Métis Nation - Industry Round Table / Skills, Partnership and Economic Growth

alternate textMEDO CEO Blake Russell addresses the audience at the Métis Nation - Industry Round Table / Skills, Partnership and Economic Growth in Vancouver.

MEDO CEO Blake Russell's address at the Métis Nation - Industry Round Table / Skills, Partnership and Economic Growth held in Vancouver,March 21st and 22nd 2013.

Click on the audio player below to listen to MEDO CEO,
Blake Russell's address.










New MEDO Board Chair

alternate textMs. Leah LaPlante

Please join MEDO CEO, Blake Russell, and the MEDO management and staff in congratulating Ms. Leah LaPlante, who was recently appointed to the position of Minister of Economic Development and MEDO board chair for the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF).

Minister LaPlante sits ex officio on LRCC, sits ex officio on the Métis Economic Development Fund and is also chairs the Métis Generation Fund board. Minister LaPlante shared her thoughts on her recent appointments: “I am looking forward to the challenge and the excitement of being Minister of Economic Development. I met with Mr. Russell and his team, and they are assisting me with the transition. I would like to thank former Minister Jack Park for his past leadership in the Economic Development Department and also his offer of support in my new role.

“As the new MEDO board chair, I look forward to the opening of the MEDO Care pharmacy and how MEDO Care will not only strive to become a valuable part of Métis communities by providing pharmacy products, but will also deliver personalized health care solutions and programs. MEDO Care aims to improve the Métis quality of life through service, education and information.

Minister LaPlante brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her position and is in her fifth term as Vice President of the Southwest Region of the MMF. She has previously sat on the Louis Riel Capital Corporation board and was the past Minister of Education for the MMF, whose portfolio includes the Louis Riel Institute.




The Métis Economic Development Organization (MEDO)

The Métis Economic Development Organization (MEDO) is a business investment and management firm that works with the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) to make key business investment decisions based on generating profit and building capacity for the long term sustainability of the Métis within Manitoba.

MEDO is dedicated to pursuing greater financial self-sustainability for the MMF by investing in for-profit ventures. MEDO will provide support to other Métis business owners and entrepreneurs through access to programs and services, business partnerships as well as potential sources of equity for business development.

medo vision

Our tools for achieving growth:
  • The Métis Generation Fund (MGF): $3 to $5 million in equity to support Métis participation in Manitoba’s resource sectors and infrastructure projects.
  • Louis Riel Capital Corporation: an award-winning, long standing Métis business lender.
  • The MEDO Affinity Card Program: a multi-platform loyalty marketing program for Métis consumers, measuring their impact on local, provincial and national companies.
  • MEDO Developments: a property development and management company acting as a major partner for core area development within the City of Winnipeg and property infrastructure throughout Manitoba.

Click here to view MEDO staff profiles.




MEDO Affinity Card