Finding Opportunities and Supplying Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

Are you interested in doing business with the Government of Canada? Join experts from The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), Public Services and Procurement Canada, to understand how to find federal bid opportunities and related procurement information. This seminar will help you to: Understand the federal procurement process Find opportunities on Buyandsell.gc.ca Find…

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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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Doing Business With the City of Brampton

In line with Brampton City Council’s priorities of creating more opportunities and embedding diversity in our operations, the City is developing a Supply Chain Diversity program for launch in Spring 2021. We are embedding supplier diversity as part of the City’s Invitational Procurement process ($25,000 to $100,000). Suppliers who would like to participate in this…

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Doing Business With the City of Brampton

In line with Brampton City Council’s priorities of creating more opportunities and embedding diversity in our operations, the City is developing a Supply Chain Diversity program for launch in Spring 2021. We are embedding supplier diversity as part of the City’s Invitational Procurement process ($25,000 to $100,000). Suppliers who would like to participate in this…

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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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Lunch & Learn: How To Start Your Supplier Diversity Program

WBE Canada Lunch & Learn

WBE Canada is happy to present “Lunch & Learn: How To Start Your Supplier Diversity Program” an event specifically designed for Corporations interested in learning more about developing and growing a supplier diversity program within their organization. Join us on March 5, 2020, 12:00-2:00pm – this event is open to all Corporate buyers and leaders…

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Kiruba Sankar: Creating Positive Impact Through Supplier Diversity

Kiruba Sankar

Kiruba Sankar is a highly regarded leader in the Canadian supplier diversity space. As a Global Leader, CSR on RBC’s Global Procurement team, he oversees the development of strategy and execution for RBC’s Global Supplier Diversity program, which is responsible for procurement practices and community involvement activities in their supply chain. Working with his global…

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Supplier Diversity: The Strategic Tool for Women Owned Businesses

Lisa Bragg | MediaFace

By Silvia Pencak Supplier diversity is one of the untapped resources for Canadian women-owned businesses. It is a very important tool that opens the door for women founders to large corporate and government supply chains. Let’s have a closer look at what it is and how it can benefit your business.  In the USA, the…

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ProcureCon Canada 2019

ProcureCon Canada 2019

ProcureCon Canada is now in its 6th year, and remains the only procurement event in Canada that brings together top procurement executives to share expertise, drive efficiency and deliver value. Our conference is designed to provide procurement practitioners with the tools they need in staying on top of strategic cost savings, changes in global trade…

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