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On Monday November 26, 2018, WBE Canada announced its 2019 Board of Directors. WBE Canada Board Members are instrumental in charting the strategic direction of WBE Canada. With the announcement comes the election of Julie Kaye, Chair of the Supplier Advisory Council to the Board. Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) are now represented at the Board level as well as the… Read More

Staples Promotional Products

TORONTO, ON. November 30th, 2018 WBE Canada is thrilled to announce that Staples Promotional Products is their newest corporate member. With over 65 years of experience, Staples prides itself as the top promotional products distributor in North America. As a WBE Canada Corporate Member, Staples Promotional Products is committed to supporting Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) by providing equal access… Read More

Silvia Pencak

It hardly seems possible that it’s already the first full week of November – things have definitely not slowed down since our annual conference a mere five weeks ago! I’m sending you this message from Montreal, QC where I have the privilege of attending Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women International Summit.  Among the luminaries gathered are Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,… Read More

2019 WBE Canada Plan Benefits Canadian Women Business Owners and Corporations

WBE Canada is committed to the success of Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs). Over the past 6 months we welcomed a new President, hosted 3 major events: Automotive in April, Cross-Border Connection in Detroit in June and our Annual Conference in Toronto this September. We also re-branded WBE Canada with a fresh new look and moved our website from .org… Read More


WBE Canada is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors, bringing its total to 12. “We are pleased to welcome three new members this year,” said Catherine Grosz, Chair of the Board “and we believe that their experiences and contribution will help the organization in its further development and growth.” Michelle Albanese joined WBE Canada’s Board… Read More


It is with great pleasure that WBE Canada announces the winners of its 2018 Awards celebrating Supplier Diversity. The recipients of Corporation of the Year, Supplier Diversity Leader of the Year and WBE of the Year were celebrated during the Awards Luncheon sponsored by BMO at this year’s annual conference Thursday September 27th. Here are the outstanding organizations and leaders… Read More


September 17, 2018 TORONTO, September 17, 2018 WBE Canada is pleased to announce the official launch of their new and completely redesigned website. The site features improved design, navigation, functionality, content and branding, offering a richer and more user-friendly experience. “Our newly-designed, mobile-friendly website focuses on improved visitor experience,” says Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada. “It offers its… Read More


Media Release BDC partners with WBE Canada’s Consulting team to launch their Supplier Diversity program at this year’s Annual Conference TORONTO, September 10, 2018 WBE Canada is thrilled to support BDC in the development and implementation of its Supplier Diversity program. “Working closely with the BDC procurement team, we are able to customize processes from diverse supplier outreach, to uncovering… Read More

Minister Champagne and Canadian Women business owners

This year’s historic trade mission to the USA was a major success. It not only was the largest trade mission ever, but after 20 years, a Canadian Minister joined the delegation and personally supported Canadian businesses and connections with US corporations. Following is our open letter to the Honourable Minister Champagne to thank him for his support of Canadian women… Read More


MEDIA RELEASE WBE Canada announces BDC is the Presenting Sponsor at the WBE Canada 2018 Annual Conference and their newest Member TORONTO, June 22, 2018 WBE Canada is excited to announce that for the third year in a row, BDC will be the Presenting Sponsor at the WBE (Women Business Enterprises) Canada 2018 Annual Conference. This year’s conference theme is… Read More

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