Sourcing the Next Level in Supplier Diversity

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By Jamie Crump There has never been a time when sourcing and supplier diversity has received as much attention as right now. Between the supply chain impacts of the pandemic and the global unrest that is causing businesses to take a social stand, the two areas are front and center. It doesn’t matter if your…

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WBE Canada Welcomes Versacom Inc. to its Growing Corporate Membership

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to welcome Versacom Inc. as its newest Corporate Member. As Canada’s largest multilingual translation company led by expert language professionals, Versacom is the leader in professional language solutions in a country where translation is part of everyday life. They offer a full range of translation services…

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Open Office Hour

Join us for an informal chat as Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada facilitates conversation about the latest updates at WBE Canada and answers your questions. We put together 3 calls for this summer to hear from you, answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to leverage your certification. The first…

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Grand & Toy Joins WBE Canada As Its Newest Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to welcome Grand & Toy as our newest Corporate Member. Grand & Toy is a leading provider of workplace products and solutions serving Canadian businesses over 130 years. From the latest technology, furniture, everyday office essentials and facility resources, they provide workplace innovation that enables their…

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WBE Canada Announces Two New Appointments To Board of Directors

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is pleased to announce that Madeleine Baker, Director, Technology Strategy, Procurement and Supply Chain at TELUS was voted in as the new Vice Chair at the quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors, held Monday June 14, 2021. The Board also welcomed Daelan Burgess, Assistant Director of Global…

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CMHC Joins WBE Canada As Its Newest Government Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada (WBE Canada) is excited to welcome Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) as its newest government member. WBE Canada and CMHC’s partnership is established on a shared value that diversity and inclusion in procurement are imperative for advancing innovation and growth. Lisa Williams, Chief Financial Officer at CMHC, and Silvia Pencak,…

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TPS Promotions & Incentives joins WBE Canada as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is happy and excited to welcome TPS Promotions & Incentives as our newest Corporate Member. TPS Promotions & Incentives is an international award-winning supplier of premiums, incentives, promotional products and related on-line custom business solutions. The company works with tier-1 progressive, brand-oriented companies across CPG, Automotive, Retail, Professional…

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Matchmaker 101: Buyer

WBE Canada’s B2B Matchmaker connects buyers from Corporate and Government organizations to certified WBE companies. This year, Matchmaker Meetings are being held virtually on three separate occasions by business category and sub-category (see details below). Matchmaker meetings are your opportunity to meet one on one with some amazing Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) to support…

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Building a Brighter Tomorrow for Canadian WBEs – Q&A with WBE Canada’s Government Members

At its 11th Annual Conference in November 2020, Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) launched its pilot Government Membership Program designed to encourage Canada’s public institutions to formally adopt supplier diversity as a way forward to grow the Canadian economy. Canada’s public organizations have long recognized that diversity and inclusion drive growth and innovation…

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