Brandon (city, Canada)
Brandon, city (1991 pop. 38,567), SW Man., Canada, on the Assiniboine River. The business center of the wheat-raising area of SW Manitoba, Brandon has an extensive trade in farm products and machinery. It is the seat of the annual provincial exhibition and of the Manitoba Winter Fair. A dominion experimental farm adjoins the city. Brandon Univ. is in the city. Brandon is named for the old Hudson's Bay Company post, Brandon House, built in 1793.