Beyond the Accolades: Advice from WBE Canada’s 2020 Award Winners

At WBE Canada’s 2020 Annual Conference, we had the privilege of showcasing and celebrating outstanding achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community and our corporate and government member organizations. Each finalist and award recipient is truly a champion, driving impact and demonstrating excellence and above all moving the needle on awareness of the…

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WBE Canada Launches ‘WBE Canada Magazine’

WBE Canada Magazine launch

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce the launch of WBE Canada Magazine… a free quarterly publication designed to empower Canadian women entrepreneurs and inspire Canada’s corporate and government organizations in their supplier diversity initiatives. This is a magazine for every women-owned business, every entrepreneur, every organization and partner who believes…

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WBE Canada Launches Supplier Diversity 101: Supplier – A Guide to Understanding and Utilizing Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity 101: Supplier

Toronto | For immediate release WBE Canada released its latest resource for women-owned businesses: “Supplier Diversity 101: Supplier”. Designed as a simple guide to help suppliers improve sales and marketing processes, “Supplier Diversity 101” also sheds light on the value, benefits and opportunities of WBE certification. Supplier Diversity is still a relatively new concept in…

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Michela Toscano, IONICA There were over 5000 recorded data breaches last year, with an estimated average cost of  CAD$5.07M. Cyber security threats are more numerous and sophisticated than ever before. Is your business ready? Many organizations think they are too small to fall victim to cyber-attacks. However, as institutions traditionally targeted by cyber criminals…

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Re-Opening Your Business During Phase 3

Business woman with face mask

As we slowly begin to approach phase 3 of this global pandemic, the world is slowly starting to adjust to a “new norm”. So what does this mean for businesses that plan to re-open? Policy A business owner is now required to create a mask policy. They are required to communicate the policy to staff…

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SPOTLIGHT: Janet Stewart Is Transforming Corporate Training

WeLoveLearning Canada, led by Founder and CEO Janet Stewart, along with her team of experts, designs, builds and deploys really awesome digital learning solutions to close the gaps in employee performance issues that cost companies money and opportunities. As Instructional Designers they take an organization’s content and bring it to life in innovative ways that…

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Financial Support & Taxes during Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19

WBE Canada compiled the following resources to help you cope with the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on your business. Financial support COVID-19 Regional Relief and Recovery Fund– $675 million to support regional economies, businesses, organizations and communities in regions across Canada and $287 million to support the national network of Community Futures Development Corporations.…

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5 Priorities For Building a Solid Business

Silvia Pencak

By Silvia Pencak Your business foundation needs to be strong to survive tough times. No matter how your business is set up, whether your footprint is regional or global, chances are we all face similar challenges – people challenges. In order to build a strong organizational structure or company, you MUST focus on people. No…

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Canadian Banks Join Forces To Support Canadian Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

COVID-19

Last update: April 20, 2020 On April 9th, 2020 WBE Canada had the pleasure of hosting a ground breaking webinar with senior women leaders from all of its member financial institutions to discuss business financing during COVID-19. Moderated by Ashlee Froese, Lawyer at Froese Law, a Canadian Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Company, this event…

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