Buying With Purpose: How You Can Support Women-Owned Businesses

Canadian Women Brand

Women-owned businesses in Canada are growing at a rapid pace and are becoming increasingly prominent, with a 30% increase in women-owned businesses in the last ten years¹, and statistics clearly show the huge impact that they have on Canada’s economy. However, time and again, the question arises ‘Why is it important to support Canadian women-owned…

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Canadian Small Business Women Conference – The International Speaker Edition

Are you interested in building your business with the help of powerhouse international speakers? Would you like to learn more about how to make the most of your brand? Our friends at Canadian Small Business Women (CSBW) have got you covered! CSBW is an organization that provides a place for aspiring Canadian business women to find the necessary resources…

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President’s Message: COVID-19

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:…

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SPOTLIGHT: Irina Solovianenko Transforms Male Dominated Industries

Access Machinery

Access Machinery Inc. is a Canadian Importer, Distributor and Service provider for metal fabrication equipment partnering with global leaders in sheet metal fabrication – Durmazlar Turkey.  Providing innovative technologies, high quality equipment and exceptional customer service are their guiding principles The result to customers is cost effectiveness and productivity efficiencies including reduced labour requirements… key…

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Andrea Robinson: Robinson Global Management Inc.

Andrea Robinson is President & CEO of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM) based in Toronto.  RGM is a boutique multidisciplinary firm specializing in procurement consulting, advisory and training services. Established in 2018, RGM supports all levels of government and private sector clients, advising on both traditional and alternative methods of procurement and strategic sourcing needs.…

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Media Release: WBE Canada Celebrates 10th Anniversary at 2019 Annual Conference

November 20, 2019 | For Immediate Release Women Business Enterprises Canada (WBE Canada) celebrated a decade of leadership in supplier diversity at its 10th Anniversary Conference & Gala November 14-15, 2019 held at the Toronto Congress Centre. Supported by corporate & government partners from across North America, this year’s event was made possible thanks to…

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Gala Prix Femmes d’affaires du Québec

Nous vous invitons à assister au gala afin de féliciter chaleureusement nos 30 finalistes. Réservez votre place/table au gala du 5 novembre pour applaudir et féliciter les 30 finalistes des Prix Femmes d’affaires du Québec. Pour réservation : cliquez ici. Pour un souvenir mémorable de cette soirée gala, réservez votre publicité sur le programme souvenir.…

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Cynthia Spraggs: Sales Beacon Consulting Inc.

Cynthia Spraggs is CEO at Sales Beacon Consulting Inc.  Founded in 2005, Sales Beacon Consulting implements enterprise sales programs via integrated virtual project management, creative and data analytic services. In a nutshell, Sales Beacon increases sales force efficiency. WBE Canada: Why did you go into this business? Cynthia: I wrote my Master’s thesis on telecommuting…

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Ontario i2 Strategy

Orser, B., Elliott, C., Cukier, W., 2019. The Ontario Inclusive Innovation (i2) Action Strategy is a collaboration between the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership at the University of Ottawa, and the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University. This 2019 report profiles capabilities and innovation of Ontario based women owned businesses. This report highlights the lessons learned from a comprehensive genderbased assessment of…

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