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Walsh Canada Joins WBE Canada as a Corporate Member

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 track record of success in the Canadian civil, transportation and water sectors. Founded in 1898, Walsh Group and its three companies, including Walsh Canada, are united in their shared dedication to exceptional customer service, while upholding the highest standards of ethics, quality, safety and compliance, community outreach and diversity and inclusion.

Walsh Canada is excited to join the WBE Canada Corporate member family. At Walsh, we are committed to supporting diversity in our work, in our partnerships, and across our supply chain. We know that our projects provide an opportunity for economic stimulus, job creation, and community development. We hope to leverage our partnership with WBE Canada to uplift women-owned enterprises throughout the construction process”, said Tim Meana, General Manager, Walsh Canada.

We are incredibly excited to have Walsh Canada join the WBE Canada Corporate member family. Their commitment to supplier diversity and inclusion in their supply chain will provide unique opportunities for many certified women-owned businesses in the construction sector” said Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada. “Women-owned businesses across Canada have proven their resilience and innovation especially during the pandemic and Walsh Canada joining WBE Canada is key to their continuing success. We look forward to working closely with Walsh Canada as we develop a mutually beneficial and strategic program to engage women-owned businesses in their supply chain.

About Walsh Canada

Walsh Canada is part of the Walsh Group, a 122-year-old, family-owned construction services company with 19 regional offices and over 9,000 employees across North America. With annual revenues exceeding CAD $5 billion, Engineering-News Record consistently ranks Walsh Group as one of the Top 15 Largest Contractors in North America.

Their market focus spans a range of project types, each demanding unique, client-focused solutions. Walsh Canada integrates the lessons learned from Walsh’s diverse portfolio across North America and apply superior knowledge from one project to the next. The result: Their work is built on generations of expertise and they offer clients a cross-market approach and multi-faceted, highly informed solutions.

In Canada, Walsh has successfully completed major projects including the Women’s College Hospital Capital Redevelopment in downtown Toronto, the TTC Pioneer Village Subway Station, and the Etobicoke General Hospital New Patient Tower. They are presently working on the New Science Building at University of Toronto Mississauga and the new Sterile Processing Department at Humber River Hospital.

About WBE Canada

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization with its goal being to bring corporate and government buyers and Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) together. WBE Canada certifies majority-owned, managed, and controlled women’s businesses. They provide a range of programs and services to assist WBEs in better accessing business opportunities with major corporations. This includes training and education, through annual conferences, workshops and webinars, and mentoring programs and networking events with like-minded businesswomen and corporate members. WBE Canada also provides its corporate members with forums, tools and techniques to broaden and strengthen their goals.

For media inquiries: Sharon Ferdinands, Marketing Manager, marketing@wbecanada.ca

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