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Congratulations to Irene Zhang, CEO & Founder of Everest Clinical Research and her team on their successful receipt of funding from Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund from Government of Canada! Thank you for sharing this important milestone with us. About Everest Clinical Research Everest Clinical Research was founded in 2004 and has been WBE Canada certified since 2012. Their organization works with… Read More

City of Toronto Social Procurement

WBE Canada’s annual awards celebrate and recognize the significant achievements of Canadian women owned businesses, corporate and government leaders. These awards ultimately increase awareness and visibility of the impact supplier diversity initiatives create to inspire further achievement. 2019 Award nominations are currently open, and as we are collecting applications, we wanted to share with you accomplishments of the winner of… Read More

Silvia Pencak

“When a father puts in long hours at work, he’s praised for being dedicated and ambitious. But when a mother stays late at the office, she’s sometimes accused of being selfish, neglecting her kids.” ~ Michelle Obama It pains me to write that even today, in 2019, there is a double standard when it comes to entrepreneurship. Story after story of women showcasing dedication… Read More

Lisa Siragusa: NRG TeleResources

Lisa Siragusa is a serial entrepreneur and incredible supporter of other women-owned businesses and diversity in supply chains. A certified WBE since 2016, Lisa is an active member of WBE Canada community, always ready to offer a helping hand to a fellow entrepreneur. We hope you are inspired by her journey. WBE Canada: Why did you go into this business?… Read More

Toronto, July 15, 2019 WBE Canada (Women Business Enterprise Canada Council) partnered with Centre for Women in Business, Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada (SDAC) and other partner organizations to bring Supplier Diversity Day to Halifax on July 9th 2019.   The first half of the day was dedicated to corporate buyers as councils facilitated conversation around the  business case for supplier diversity,… Read More

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) partnered with Business Women In Trade (BWIT), branch of Global Affairs Canada and other women organizations on a recent Trade Mission to Baltimore. The Trade Mission was organized around WBENC’s (Women Business Enterprise National Council)  Annual Conference, the largest event for women owned businesses connecting them to corporate buyers globally.  As part of… Read More

Sherry Isnor

Sherry Isnor is President of Design Marketing, a consultant and supplier of promotional products, apparel and workwear, located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. After working in sales at Design Marketing for 10 years, Sherry acquired the business in 2012. It was the greatest moment in her life and she set out with a clear vision of where she wanted to take… Read More

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Catherine Grosz, Supplier Diversity Manager at BMO was recognized among 2019 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine. Catherine is the only Canadian who made this list. Catherine is holding a Chair position at WBE Canada’s Board of Directors and her commitment to supplier diversity and promotion of Canadian women-owned businesses is truly inspiring. Also recognized… Read More

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that BGIS Canada has joined us as a new Corporate Member. BGIS is a global leader in the provision of facility management, project delivery, energy & sustainability, asset management, workplace advisory, and real estate services. Globally, BGIS manages over 30,000 facilities totaling more than 340 million square feet across several… Read More

Silvia Pencak

It’s hard to believe that we are almost half way through 2019. The past couple of months have been busy with events and it’s been so great to see and meet everyone who joined us – in person or virtually. This May WBE Canada hosted its first ever WBE 2 WBE Matchmaker in partnership with TD Bank to encourage purchasing among… Read More

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