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COVID-19

By Silvia Pencak COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented amount of change to the business world and economies around the world in a very short period of time.  There are 3 types of businesses coping with this crisis. The first group is directly impacted by this pandemic and they have had to shut their doors due to social distancing requirements, like… Read More

COVID-19

By Ashlee Froese With a number of provinces declaring a provincial state of emergency and, as of March 22, 2020, the Federal government examining the Emergencies Act (but not yet enacting it), it is clear that we are in exceptional times.  Businesses opt into insurance policies to guard against the impact of exceptional times.  We always hope that we never need to… Read More

COVID-19

By Ashlee Froese In the previous article we discussed the relevance of force majeure clauses in contracts during the Covid 19 crisis. (A force majeure clause can allow for non-performance on contractual obligations to be excused without penalty.) You can read the article here. But what if you don’t have a force majeure contained in your contract, what do you do?… Read More

COVID-19

By Ashlee Froese We are now starting to understand the global impact of Coronavirus and that it goes well beyond health issues. Its impact is reverberating throughout the global economy. Factories, cities and, literally, countries have been shut down. With the vast number of consumer goods companies relying on Chinese manufactured goods, the global supply chain is rife with delay,… Read More

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On March 26th  WBE Canada held its first virtual Automotive Industry event  connecting certified Canadian women-owned businesses with select OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers. Due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, WBE Canada transformed its traditional Breakfast with BrandsTM: Automotive Industry event, originally planned to be hosted in Windsor, ON, to an on-line event. Twenty-eight certified women-owned businesses were able… Read More

COVID-19

Last update: May 25, 2020 WBE Canada Team is compiling a list of updates and resources to help Canadian women-owned businesses navigate necessary information and resources for your business. Bookmark this page for future updates.  WBE Canada May 25 – WBE Canada announced its upcoming “Keep Selling, Keep Going” webinar for Wednesday June 10, 2020 at 12pm ET. Open to… Read More

COVID-19

Last update: July 7, 2020 WBE Canada is collecting important resources for Canadian WBEs to support you during the COVID-19 crisis. Check back as this list will be updated on an ongoing basis.  Outline Procurement Opportunities Online Learning Tips & Resources (including resources for the reopening) Financial Support Taxes 1.Procurement Opportunities Government of Canada – Call for medical suppliers –… Read More

For Immediate Release  WBE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that George J Ehrgott, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Diversity Manager, Communications Test Design Inc (CTDI) will join the Board as the newest member effective April 1, 2020.  CTDI has been a WBE Canada Corporate Member since 2016. Founded in 1975, CTDI is a full-service, global engineering, repair and… Read More

Silvia Pencak

We are in unprecedented times. The spread of COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of our lives, and things are changing quickly. I wanted to provide an update on the actions WBE Canada is taking to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our clients, our team and their families. We have taken the following preventive measures: restricting non essential business travel;… Read More

WBE Canada Lunch & Learn

Thursday March 5th WBE Canada hosted the first  “Lunch and Learn” event specifically designed for Corporate and Government organizations. “Lunch and Learn: How to Start your Supplier Diversity Program hosted corporations interested in learning more about developing and growing a supplier diversity program within their organization. Led by WBE Canada Business Development Committee, represented by Kiruba Sankar, RBC and Michelle… Read More

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