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For Immediate Release WBE Canada (Women Business Enterprise Canada Council) is thrilled to announce that Walsh Canada, one of the largest and most established builders in North America, has joined us as our newest corporate member. A part of Walsh Group, one of North America’s largest construction companies, Walsh Canada was established in Toronto in 2009 and has a remarkable… Read More

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 Canada with opportunities constantly evolving.… Read More

Christine Canning

For immediate Release WBE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Christine Canning, Managing Director, Supplier Relationship Management at BMO Financial Group has joined the Board as its newest Member. BMO has been a WBE Canada Corporate Member since 2009 and is one of the original 6 founding member corporations of the organization. Christine steps into her role… Read More

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For immediate Release: November 11, 2020 Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) held its 11th Annual Conference Supply Chain Innovation <Decoded> November 9 and 10, 2020 in a virtual format to ensure its community remained safe and healthy as the country continued to deal with the Covid-19 Pandemic. This year’s conference, attended by 495 participants, was supported by corporate… Read More

2020 WBE Canada Excellence Awards

Toronto | For Immediate Release WBE Canada is excited to announce the winners of this year’s Excellence Awards celebrated during its 11th Annual Conference “Supply Chain Innovation ” held virtually, November 9-10, 2020. Rewatch the moments here: The 2020 Excellence Awards recognize the significant contributions made by corporations and leaders to the economic advancement of women-owned businesses in Canada and… Read More

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For Immediate Release Today WBE Canada (Women Business Enterprises Canada Council) announced during its 11th Annual Conference the launch of its pilot Government Membership Program designed to encourage Canada’s public institutions to formally adopt supplier diversity as a way forward to grow the Canadian economy. While Canada’s public organizations have continued to recognize that diversity and inclusion drive growth and… Read More

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that the City of Brampton is our newest Corporate Member. With more than 650,000 residents, Brampton is Canada’s 9th most populous municipality, the 77th largest city in North America and the third most populous city in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, behind Toronto and Mississauga. The… Read More

2020 WBE Conference C-Suite Panel

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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