MCC Canada Relocates Head Office to Downtown Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB – Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada is pleased to announce that it will relocate its national office to 330 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba. The move is planned for spring 2023, following renovations to the space on the 9th floor which MCC Canada will lease.
“With large windows on three sides, we anticipate a bright, inviting place for both staff and visitors,” says executive director Rick Cober Bauman. “And with the building’s environmental designation, we can better meet our commitment to care for God’s creation.”
The office tower recently won the BOMA Manitoba Earth Award for its environmentally friendly and efficient operation, including energy management, indoor air quality, recycling, reduction and re-use, tenant awareness programs and health and safety. The building is accessible through an indoor skywalk that easily connects it with public transit, hotels and restaurants, providing a convenient location for staff and visitors from around the globe.
With a smaller footprint than MCC Canada’s current office at 134 Plaza Drive, the new downtown location will also better accommodate a hybrid work model, allowing staff the flexibility to blend remote and in-office work.
“Although we will no longer share office space with our colleagues from MCC Manitoba, we won’t be far from each other,” says Cober Bauman. “We bless MCC Manitoba as they serve and connect with community members at their new location in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. MCC Canada is grateful that we’ve found a site that meets our unique needs. And we look forward to welcoming visitors very soon.”
MCC Canada and MCC Manitoba jointly owned the property at 134 Plaza Drive in Winnipeg. It was sold in spring 2022. Both entities have been working on relocation plans since that time.
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Laura Kalmar is director of marketing and communications for Mennonite Central Committee Canada.
This article was originally published in The Recorder Vol 60, no. 1