About Brandon

Brandon is a progressive community nestled along the Assiniboine River in the heart of southwestern Manitoba. Brandon continues to prosper without forsaking the high quality of life that residents work diligently to maintain. Advances in transportation and technology have created an enormously enticing situation for the city’s residents.

Career training is readily available through one of the top-notch training institutions located in the city: Brandon University, Assiniboine Community College, Manitoba Emergency Services College, The Learning Company, and the Goverment of Canada’s Brandon Research and Development Centre.

Brandon boasts an excellent array of shopping facilities with two major shopping centres, large department stores and a mix of unique small shops. Our restaurants are some of the finest in Manitoba and offer something for all tastes and budgets.

Cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities abound. Visit the Brandon Tourism website to learn more about our city’s attractions and events.

Brandon is great for the outdoor enthusiast. The Assiniboine Riverbank winds its way through the city. The Red Willow Trail pedestrian bridge links a mixture of attractive walkways, cycling routes, nature reserves and picnic spots.

Ask any new resident of our city to describe why they chose Brandon. You will find the most frequently-used phrases are opportunity, quality of life, value, competitive advantages, friendliness and diversity.

Brandon is not modelling itself after any other community. Innovation and foresight exist throughout the community, allowing us to stand above other centres of comparable size.