Redfern Farm Services has been named a company finalist for the upcoming Manitoba Business Awards.

Redferns, along with Winnipeg-based Norima Consulting Inc. and Shindico Realty Ltd., are finalists in the outstanding medium business category.

The Manitoba Business Awards, presented by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, was established in 1983 to recognize and celebrate outstanding businesses and individual achievements by the Manitoba business community.

Each year, seven awards are given to businesses and/or people who contribute to Manitoba’s employment; have a successful employee relations department; have seen sustainable growth; and been involved in the province’s community development.

“This year’s finalists are one of the strongest groups we’ve had,” said Chuck Davidson, MCC’s president and CEO in a release. “The awards are designed to celebrate Manitoba business, but also encourage people to learn more about the individuals who are building the foundation for the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs.”

Additional consideration is given to nominees demonstrating exceptional achievements for overcoming unique obstacles.

This year, second and third generation run companies, along with some nearing significant operating milestones highlight a diverse collection of Manitoba businesses nominated for the only awards that encompass the entire province.

The finalists for the 34th Manitoba Business Awards are:

Outstanding Not-for-Profit
• Siloam Mission (Winnipeg)
• The Winnipeg Foundation (Winnipeg)
• True North Youth Foundation (Winnipeg)

Outstanding Small Business
• 6P Marketing Inc. (Winnipeg)
• Polar Industries Ltd. (Springfield)
• PrintPro Digital & Offset (Winnipeg)

Outstanding Medium Business
• Norima Consulting Inc. (Winnipeg)
Redfern Farm Service Ltd. (Brandon)
• Shindico Realty Ltd. (Winnipeg)

Outstanding Large Business
• Jacobson & Grenier Group Ltd. (Brandon)
• Steinbach Credit Union (Steinbach)
• Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (Winnipeg)

Long-Term Achievement
• Qualico (Winnipeg)
• Red River College (Winnipeg)
• WM Dyck & Sons (Niverville)

The 34th Manitoba Business Awards will be handed out Friday, Oct. 27 in Winnipeg.

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, established in 1931, is the umbrella organization for Manitoba’s Chamber movement. With a membership comprised of local Chambers of Commerce as well as direct corporate members, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce is Manitoba’s largest and most diverse business lobby, representing 71 local chambers and close to 10,000 businesses and community leaders.


With files from Manitoba Chambers of Commerce release