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March 8, 2019

Tenth-annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards gala honours local businesses making a difference

Fillmore Riley, presenting sponsor of the 10th-annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards gala, congratulates all the finalists and winners. Hosted by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards Gala was held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Club Regent Event Centre.

The awards recognize businesses in eight different categories.

The nominees and winners (in bold) of the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards in each category are:

Rising Star (Start-Up)
This category recognizes the efforts of start-ups (in their first or second year) that are already making Winnipeg a better place to live, work, and play.
>Purpose Integrated Pest Management
Launch Coworking
The Beach Volleyball Centre

This category recognizes the application of technology to improve the delivery of products and services that build a smarter city.
> Lumo Interactive Technology
Bit Space Development Ltd.
CanTalk (Canada) Inc.

Environment & Energy
This category recognizes leadership in conservation, waste reduction, and efficiency efforts that advance ecological stewardship in Winnipeg.
>Mother Earth Recycling
FortWhyte Alive
Living Prairie Museum

Workplace Culture
This category recognizes practices and enabling conditions for improved exclusivity, productivity, skills, health, and satisfaction for employees.
>Invenia Technical Computing Corporation
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba

Non-Profit & Social Enterprise
This category recognizes the efforts of social innovators driven to solve complex socio-economic challenges.
North End Community Renewal
West Central Women’s Resource Centre.

This category celebrates companies who, through trade efforts, have made a qualitative difference to our city’s prosperity.
>Coal and Canary Candle Company
Bracor Environmental
Ellis Seeds

Design & Building
This category recognizes efforts to create unique, beautiful, and healthy built environments that improve how we experience and interact with our city.
>BridgmanCollaborative Architecture
The Manitoba Museum and Stantec
Monteyne Architecture.

Spirit of Winnipeg
This category recognizes an outstanding effort and commitment to making Winnipeg a better, more prosperous community through corporate leadership and social responsibility.
>Assiniboine Credit Union

“We would like to congratulate the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, the founding sponsor BDO and all of the other sponsors on the 10th anniversary of the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards,” said Sofia Mirza, an immigration partner at Fillmore Riley. “Fillmore Riley has been the presenting sponsor since 2013 and we were honoured to be a part of this distinguished celebration.”