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Ducharme Agencies Ltd.

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Ducharme Agencies Ltd. - Modern Earth Web Design - Winnipeg Web DesignWithout the guidance of a good insurance broker, buying insurance can be an overwhelming process. Whether it be for home, business or auto, an insurance broker can help you find the insurance that is right for you. 

Ducharme Agencies Ltd is the perfect insurance brokerage for your insurance needs. As one of Winnipeg’s oldest and most experienced family owned and operated independent insurance brokers, the staff of Ducharme Agencies Ltd is committed to offering professional, experienced service in all lines of general insurance products.

Since 1959, Ducharme Agencies Ltd. has been an innovator in home and property insurance in Manitoba. Founder, Gerry Ducharme was the first broker in Manitoba to offer the package insurance form. Today, they continue to offer leading edge products for your home, condominium or tenants package. Whether your needs are for a blanket condominium form or the personal detail offered by their My Home high-value residential services, they have the expertise and products to meet your specific insurance needs. 

The complexities of commercial insurance take experience and training and with over 25 years of experience advising clients; Ducharme Agencies Ltd. has the expertise to protect your business. Some of the types of commercial businesses they insure include automotive repair facilities, condominium/non-profit/life lease residential housing and apartments, contractors, retailing, professional offices (accountants/medical/legal), contract and administration bonds, and vehicle fleets.

Ducharme Agencies Ltd. has been supplying auto insurance to Manitobans since 1959 and can guide you with your Manitoba Public Insurance Plan.  Whether your vehicle “fleet” is one car or 100, their staff have the knowledge and expertise to help you get the best out of your MPI experience. They also offer expanded driver licensing services and are ready to set you up for MPI’s new Enhanced Identity Card.

Ducharme Agencies Ltd is ready to welcome you with some of the most experienced brokers in Winnipeg and current owner, Mike Ducharme CAIB, CCIB, has over 25 years of experience serving Manitobans.


Manitoba Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) - Modern Earth Web Design - Winnipeg Web DesignOur children’s education is a top priority for all of us and the province of Manitoba takes education very seriously. Educating our children doesn’t just mean a brick and mortar building and some teachers and a principal. Our education system incorporates many professionals dedicated to ensuring our children have the best schooling possible. This includes all of the business management of Manitoba’s education system.

The Manitoba Association of School Business Officials is a professional organization dedicated to providing leadership in the areas of: finance, maintenance, transportation, human resource management, information technology, workplace safety and health and other school business related areas through communication and consultation with its membership and educational partners to support a quality learning environment for all students.

This association’s members adhere to a strong code of ethics that includes recognizing that the well-being of students is the fundamental value in all decision-making actions and their aim, as an autonomous, non-profit, professional organization, is to be dedicated to improving the quality of School Business Management and the status, competency, leadership qualities, and ethical standards of School Business Officials at all levels.

Some of the objectives of the Manitoba Association of School Business Officials is to provide for the Professional Development of its membership by initiating and sustaining an educational program of workshops, seminars, conferences, and annual meetings that will be meaningful to all involved in School Business Management, and to encourage the development of courses and educational programs in the School Business field or in any activities that would promote and strengthen education and School Business Management. They also actively contribute, in a positive way, to the decision-making process at the provincial, inter-organizational and local level.

If you are a school business official or a vendor and are interested in becoming a member or would like to know about upcoming events, contact MASBO for more information.


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Scootaround - Modern Earth Web Design - Winnipeg Web DesignIf you have mobility issues you know how difficult it can be to get around in your own neighbourhood and the idea of travelling can be virtually impossible. This is especially true if you rely on a scooter in your daily life. The cost of transporting your scooter can be staggering. Enter Scootaround Personal Transportation Solutions.

Scootaround is North America’s number one choice for scooter and wheelchair rentals for mobility enhancement. With over 1500 North American locations, they offer worry-free mobility rentals 7 days a week when you're travelling. Whether you're attending a conference for business, a vacation or cruise or even just need additional mobility assistance, Scootaround can meet any diverse need.

In today's population, there are a growing number of people that rely on electric scooters and related equipment to remain mobile in everyday life; the busy conference attendee who needs to navigate a large convention center, cruise goers who want the independence and safety that these devices provide, the elderly and those with physical challenges who simply need extra assistance in their daily lives. These people want to enjoy the same freedom and independence when they travel. Scootaround provides the answer through their convenient and hassle-free rental service.

Scootaround works tirelessly to ensure they are the experts in mobility assistance, equipped to help you get where you're going without difficulty. They work closely with the medical community, travel and tour companies, airlines and cruise lines to ensure they offer the best possible services and solutions for their customers.

Partnering with several personal transport vehicle companies Scootaround offers the latest models of 3-and 4-wheel electric scooters (standard & transportable), power chairs and manual wheelchairs.

Customers can arrange worry-free rentals through a 7-day toll-free number or via their website. 


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There are as many automotive suppliers as there are auto body and mechanic shops and as an end customer, you rely on your shop to do the work with the best possible products available. As an auto body shop, you recognize the importance of maintaining a quality shop using only the best products available on the market. At Cattons you are guaranteed to find a wide range of only the best quality products to meet your automotive needs.

For over 35 years, Cattons has remained committed to building relationships with their clients. They supply the top products made by only the highest quality manufacturers and their incredibly wide selection of products means you will always be able to maintain your shop’s inventory. A member of the Automotive Trades Association of Manitoba for over 40 years, Cattons is a family run business and after three generations, their number one priority remains, customer service, competitive pricing and superior products.

The entire staff at Cattons take the time to personally make sure that whatever your needs, they will meet and exceed them, with a wide range of high-quality, value-added products and services. Cattons has added a complete e-commerce enabled section of their website for your convenience. They are also available by telephone for any order you may wish to make and their friendly and competent staff can answer any questions you may have.

Windeck Ltd.

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Winnipeg summers are short and the sunshine is a precious gift that we embrace and enjoy. Having the perfect deck at your home is nothing short of paradise as you bask in those wonderful warm days and balmy nights. If you don’t have that perfect deck for your home, Windeck Ltd is the company that can deliver, with the most beautiful and inspirational decks for any budget.

In the deck building business for over 40 years, Windeck Ltd. showcases only the industries top rated maintenance-free products that have been tested and proven to withstand the grueling Manitoba climate. From imagination to creation they assist customers in every aspect necessary to make the project a stress-free experience. 

Whether you have a design in mind already or don’t have a clue what to build or where to start, Windeck’s showroom has all the colours, decks and materials available to see up close and help you envision your deck in a real life setting. 

After a visit to the showroom, the Windeck professional consultants will make a visit to your home and discuss your needs and wishes for your deck. With this in mind, the Windeck team will make the preliminary drawings and meet with you again to discuss and make any changes you want. They will then finalize the design and materials and their professional, certified installers will build your custom deck.  

Windeck also specializes in commercial and multifamily installations in the Winnipeg area and their product lines include Duradek, Wolf Home Products, S.T.A.R System and Macdonald Awnings

The Windeck Ltd. team is passionate about decks, quality, and the customer’s experience, treating your home as their own. Schedule a consultation with them and be ready to enjoy your next Manitoba Summer in style.

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