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For immediate release Canadian women-owned businesses adopted changes to adapt to the pandemic faster than other businesses. In fact, over half (55.0%) of businesses majority-owned by women introduced new ways to interact with or sell to customers to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, compared with 49.7% of other businesses. Furthermore, over one-third (34.0%) of businesses majority-owned by women reported that… Read More

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For Immediate Release WBE Canada and University of Manitoba are conducting a national survey on the status of supplier diversity in Canada. This survey is designed to provide the data necessary to continue inclusion of underrepresented Canadian businesses, specifically women-owned businesses in large supply chains and to move supplier diversity forward in Canada. The results of this survey will help… Read More

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For Immediate Release WBE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Pauline Macdonald, Babcock Canada; Jennifer Cooke, Export Development Canada (EDC); Alison Campbell, OSME; and Maryse Benhoff, BG Communications have all joined the Board as its newest members. “As Board Chair I am thrilled to welcome our new Board Members. We are excited to see the diversity of… Read More

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Toronto September 30, 2020 “We’re at a point in time right now where there’s never been such a perfect storm of opportunity between supply chain and supplier diversity.” ~ Jamie Crump, President, The Richwell Group On September 23, 2020 WBE Canada hosted its first Corporate Members Forum bringing together more than 87% of our Corporate Member organizations. This half-day virtual… Read More

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For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is opening applications for its Supplier Advisory Committee (SAC). WBE Canada Certified WBEs are eligible for this post if their business has been WBE certified for more than 1 year. SAC currently has 4 members, all of them will continue working on the committee in 2021. We are opening 7… Read More

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council today announced the finalists for their 2020 Excellence Awards being presented on November 10th during this year’s Annual Conference “Supply Chain Innovation <Decoded>”.  WBE Canada’s Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community and our corporate and government member organizations. “We are thrilled to have received… Read More

For immediate release TORONTO – September 1, 2020 – Women Business Enterprises Canada Council is excited to announce that Genumark, the largest Canadian-owned promotional products distributor, is the newest member of our Corporate Member community. Genumark exemplifies the commitment by Canada’s top corporations to open doors for Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) to a variety of industry sectors and their… Read More

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For immediate release TORONTO – August 27, 2020 Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce that Babcock Canada has joined our Corporate Member community. As a leading provider of complex engineering services, Babcock Canada provides vital services, technology and support solutions for assets of national importance in defence. emergency services and civil nuclear domains. Babcock Canada… Read More

Supplier Diversity Accelerator

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) today announced the launch of its new Supplier Diversity Accelerator program. Statistics from both developed and underdeveloped countries are aligned when it comes to the percentage of spend with women-owned businesses within large corporate and government supply chains – a meagre less than 5%! With the pandemic having a disproportionately… Read More

WBE Canada Toolbox

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) today announced the launch of its new WBE Canada Toolbox designed to help Canadian Women Owned Businesses land more corporate and government contracts. Statistics from developed countries and underdeveloped countries are aligned when it comes to percentage of spend with women-owned businesses within large corporate and government supply chains –… Read More

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