Pictured above: The Northern store in Rossville, MB
Our Community Promise
The North West Company Inc. is proud of the active role we play within the communities we serve, striving to make a positive, progressive difference. Our contributions within the community of Rossville, MB, are a testament to our commitment.
Rossville Mission was established in 1840 during the fur trade. It is located along Little Playgreen Lake and the east channel of the Nelson River, about 30 km north of Lake Winnipeg, and is close to Norway House Cree Nation.
The community is about 800 km north of Winnipeg, accessible by road through Provincial Trunk Highway 6 connecting to Provincial Road 373. It is also accessible by air, through the Norway House Airport.
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North West is proud of the positive impact we have on the community.
1. Employment: We are one of the most prominent employers in Rossville, with our Northern store employing 57 individuals. Our commitment to local talent is demonstrated through our workforce consisting of 93% Indigenous employees.*
2. Capital Investment: Northern has made a $1,950,292 capital investment in the Rossville store over a 10-year period.*
3. Annual Economic Impact: Northern is making a positive impact in Rossville, with $2,680,422 annual economic impact in the community.*
Rossville Northern Store Manager, Jason Winter, and his team are significant community supporters.
“The community of Norway House brings a strong blend of traditional beliefs mixed with progressiveness. These have allowed me to become more educated in the importance of acceptance as well as given me a drive to understand more about my customers each day.”
*For the year ending 2020