About Brandon

View from Brandon's north hill looking south


The City of Brandon’s population in the 2021 Census was 51,313, just over a five per cent increase from the 2016 Census. Brandon’s growth has kept pace with the fastest growing cities in Canada and demonstrates the opportunities available for individuals, families, and businesses to grow and succeed. According to the 2021 Census, the city’s landmass is approximately 79.04 square kilometers and has an estimated trading population of 180,000.

Time Zone

In Manitoba, daylight savings time begins at 2 a.m. local time on the second Sunday in March. On the first Sunday in November, daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. local time. During daylight savings time, clocks are turned ahead one hour.


The summer season ranges from May to September with daytime temperatures from 12°C (54°F) to 26°C (79°F). The months of November through February usually have considerable amounts of snow and temperatures below freezing. The area enjoys over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year.


The currency used in Brandon is the Canadian dollar. It is recommended that visitors exchange their currency at a bank or foreign exchange outlet prior to their visit.

Community Partners

Brandon Chamber of Commerce

1043 Rosser Avenue, Brandon  Map
Phone: 204-571-5340


Brandon First

Phone: 204-729-2156 | Toll-Free: 888-710-8152


City of Brandon

410 - 9th Street, Brandon  Map
Phone: 204-729-2186


Riverbank Discovery Centre

545 Conservation Drive, Brandon  Map
Phone: 204-729-2141 | Toll-Free: 888-799-1111


Tourism Westman

D - 217 - 10th Street, Brandon  Map
Phone: 204-726-1513 | Toll-Free: 888-303-2232