Supplier Diversity Roundtable

Supplier Diversity Roundtable

WBE Canada is excited to facilitate important conversations around the challenges and opportunities associated with developing Tier 1 supplier diversity programs. This closed-door invitation only event is designed to encourage dynamic conversations around the latest trends and new opportunities presented through supplier diversity programs and aims to identify the foundational components of impactful programs, challenge…

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How To Write Proposals To Win Business

How to write proposals to win business

This exclusive webinar training for WBE Canada certified suppliers is designed to help Canadian women-owned businesses win more government contracts. If your business offers services or products commonly procured by government entities, join us to maximize your time and resources. What you will learn: Overview of the public (Government) procurement process procedure in Canada The…

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Canadian Banks Join Forces To Support Canadian Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

COVID-19

Last update: April 20, 2020 On April 9th, 2020 WBE Canada had the pleasure of hosting a ground breaking webinar with senior women leaders from all of its member financial institutions to discuss business financing during COVID-19. Moderated by Ashlee Froese, Lawyer at Froese Law, a Canadian Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Company, this event…

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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

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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WBE Canada Helps Private & Public Companies Implement Supplier Diversity Programs

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…

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Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit

CLAIM YOUR SPOT! The “Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit” is being organized by the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) to increase the diversity of bidders on federal government contracts. Now in its second year, this one-day session is designed to increase awareness of the public and private sector programs that can help all…

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City of Toronto Leads the Way in Changing the Culture of Procurement

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…

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Meet the Buyer: City of Toronto

Meet the Buyer

  This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on March 20th to learn more about City of Toronto, one of our Corporate Members. Bring your questions, we’ll have line open for conversations. This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for…

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Supplier Diversity Champion: Barbara Orser

Barbara Orser

Last week we introduced you to Catherine Grosz, WBE Canada’s 2018 Supplier Diversity Leader of the Year. This week we want to introduce another champion of supplier diversity in Canada, a long-term friend of WBE Canada, Barbara Orser. Barbara J. Orser, M.B.A., Ph.D. is a Full Professor and Deloitte Professor in the Management of Growth…

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