About Us

The Cutting Edge provides a platform for newcomer women to launch their careers as sewing machine operators in Winnipeg, Canada. By 2028, 250 of our graduates will have become successfully employed in the local manufacturing industry. The Cutting Edge works closely in collaboration with industry leaders to develop relevant and innovative curriculum. A high emphasis is placed on Canadian work-place culture and English for Employment training. An employment counsellor accompanies each trainee in applying and transitioning to their preferred employer.

The Cutting Edge Social Enterprise attracts brand clients from across Canada and provides real-world experience as the trainees work to complete orders with high quality and on-time delivery. The social enterprise also employs full-time sewers and reinvests the profits into growing the training program.

The Cutting Edge is an social enterprise program of Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute.