Canada Needs a Feminist Small Business Procurement Strategy

Dr. Barbara Orser¹ Full Professor, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa The imperative of securing such goods as vaccines and PPE has placed Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in the media spotlight. Canada’s central purchasing agency has been mandated to increase procurement from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) owned by members of designated…

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Government Funding & Financial Support For Businesses During COVID-19

Government Funding COVID-19

Access to government funding can be a real game changer for Canadian women-owned businesses hit by the COVID-19 crisis. It can help your business to minimize the immediate impact of COVID-19, survive through the challenging times while shifting your focus on preparing your business and team for life after the crisis. Ashlee Froese is keeping…

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Resources & Procurement Opportunities for Businesses during COVID-19


Last update: July 24, 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.  Resources Business Tips & Resources  Financial Support & Taxes Provincial Resources Procurement Opportunities Tender opportunity – The Public Health Agency of Canada…

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