Canad Inns Corporate Overview
Canad Inns are “destination centres” that feature the finest in accommodations, food and beverage, entertainment, banquet and conference facilities, and so much more.
Currently, Canad Inns operates eight destination centres in Winnipeg, one in Portage la Prairie, one in Brandon, and one in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Canad Inns is also the owner and operator of the Radisson Winnipeg, Tavern United MTS Centre, Garbonzo's Pizza Pub, and the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre.
Canad Inns properties have a significant market share within the very competitive sector. The Canad Inns facilities, affiliated restaurants and nightclubs, serve over 9 million customers per year.
We are the largest food and beverage operator in Manitoba with over 37,000 seats in our restaurants and clubs. Our Grand Forks facility can accommodate over 1,600 people in our various food and beverage venues.
The Canad Inns “brand” is associated with service quality, innovation and attention to detail. Our 3,500 family members continue to raise the bar for service excellence. They challenge themselves daily to meet and exceed the Canad Certified Four Star Standards set for our properties.
As a service business we understand that every day our guests interact with many of our 3,500 family members, many times and in many ways. As a company, we place our confidence in the people who work for us. We provide training and support, emphasizing guest service in all that we do. Canad Inns is professionals serving professionals, our community serving the community, our family serving families.
Canad Inns owns and operates a number of commercial properties that include Canad Centre Garden City, Canad Centre Transcona and Canad Centre Polo Park. These commercial properties, consisting of over 191,000 square feet, host a number of tenants ranging from large national chains to small independent professional service offices.
Canad Inns has been named one of “Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies” every year since 1997. This annual program recognizes Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, which have demonstrated exceptional ability and aptitude in all areas of management and business practices. For the past ten years (2003 – 2012) Canad Inns has been awarded Platinum Club status. The Platinum Club was established in 2003 in recognition of those outstanding companies that have sustained a standard of excellence and leadership in all areas of their business practice and have qualified for the Top 50 program for at least six consecutive years. Canad Inns is one of only 105 companies in Canada to reach this prestigious level.
Canad Inns is one of Manitoba’s Top 25 Employers. This program identifies the companies and organizations that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees. Manitoba’s Top Employers’ recognizes the Manitoba employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
Canad Inns is also a member of Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2011.
Canad Inns is proud to have been awarded a Spirit of Winnipeg Award in March 2012. The Spirit of Winnipeg Awards are presented annually by The Chamber and BDO Chartered Accountants to six local companies, charities, and not-for-profits that have embraced change by taking a concept or idea and choosing to do things differently. Canad Inns was the 2011 receipient in the Large Business category, and was selected because of its reputation as an innovator in hospitality concepts, working with community and public sector partners to develop unique destination concepts, such as a hotel on the campus of the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.