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Laura Didyk

For Immediate Release. Toronto WBE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Laura Didyk, Vice President and National Lead Women Entrepreneurs at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) joined the Board as the newest member.  BDC has been a WBE Canada Corporate Member since June 2018. It is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs and has… Read More

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On March 26th  WBE Canada held its first virtual Automotive Industry event  connecting certified Canadian women-owned businesses with select OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers. Due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, WBE Canada transformed its traditional Breakfast with BrandsTM: Automotive Industry event, originally planned to be hosted in Windsor, ON, to an on-line event. Twenty-eight certified women-owned businesses were able… Read More

For Immediate Release  WBE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that George J Ehrgott, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Diversity Manager, Communications Test Design Inc (CTDI) will join the Board as the newest member effective April 1, 2020.  CTDI has been a WBE Canada Corporate Member since 2016. Founded in 1975, CTDI is a full-service, global engineering, repair and… Read More

WBE Canada Lunch & Learn

Thursday March 5th WBE Canada hosted the first  “Lunch and Learn” event specifically designed for Corporate and Government organizations. “Lunch and Learn: How to Start your Supplier Diversity Program hosted corporations interested in learning more about developing and growing a supplier diversity program within their organization. Led by WBE Canada Business Development Committee, represented by Kiruba Sankar, RBC and Michelle… Read More

On March 5th  WBE Canada held its first “Breakfast with Brands” event of 2020 by bringing  together certified women-owned businesses and buyers from WBE Canada Corporate Member organizations in the Financial sector and their Tier 1 suppliers. Breakfast With Brands: Financial Industry was hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and sponsored by RBC. WBE Canada’s Breakfast with Brands events… Read More

Katie Tingley

Katie Tingley, President of The Tingley Advantage Inc., and Certified WBE since 2013, was elected to be the new Chair of WBE Canada’s Supplier Advisory Committee and WBE representative on the Board of Directors. The Tingley Advantage Inc. partners with corporations to boost the effectiveness of their analytics and data science teams. They offer customized training and coaching on the… Read More

Magna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that Magna International Inc. has joined us as a new Corporate Member.  Magna International Inc. is a global mobility technology company engaged in defining and creating the future of mobility for established automakers and new entrants. It is one of the largest companies in Canada and… Read More

Dora Silva-Bolanos

At its Annual Member Meeting held Friday November 15, 2019,  WBE Canada Members named Dora Silva-Bolanos their new Board Chair effective January 1, 2020. Dora replaces Catherine Grosz who has served on the Board since 2015, as Chair since 2017 and will continue serving as WBE Canada’s Board Member as well as the Nominations Committee Member.  Dora Silva is Senior… Read More

November 20, 2019 | For Immediate Release Women Business Enterprises Canada (WBE Canada) celebrated a decade of leadership in supplier diversity at its 10th Anniversary Conference & Gala November 14-15, 2019 held at the Toronto Congress Centre. Supported by corporate & government partners from across North America, this year’s event was made possible thanks to organizations like BMO, Accenture, EDC,… Read More

2019 Supplier Diversity Awards Winners

Toronto November 18, 2019 – For immediate release It is with great pleasure that WBE Canada announces the winners of its 2019 Awards celebrating Supplier Diversity.  As part of its 10th Annual Conference, the “Supplier Diversity Awards” were handed out November 14, 2019 during the “Celebrating Success” Gala sponsored by GM, BMO, IBM, RBC, SHI Canada and Cotton Candy. Highlighting… Read More

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