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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Sold Out! City of Toronto: Networking with Diverse Suppliers

City of Toronto

The City of Toronto’s Purchasing and Materials Management Division invite you to the Social Procurement Program’s 3rd Annual Networking with Diverse Suppliers event This is your opportunity as a certified diverse supplier to interact with staff from various City divisions who will be hosting booths during a 3-hour networking session. This event will provide you with insight…

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WBE Canada President’s Update: April 2019

Silvia Pencak

WBE Canada is in celebration mode this year. We have  reached our first decade and we are counting down to our largest conference yet as we celebrate the achievements of our WBEs, Corporate Members, Partner organizations and more. When McKinsey issued their report in 2015, we were all shocked by the high cost of not having…

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WBE Canada Hosted Its First WBE Impact Event in Vancouver

WBE Impact: BC panel

On February 28th WBE Canada organized its first WBE Impact event in beautiful Vancouver, BC. ”WBE Impact: BC” kicked off the organization’s commitment to facilitate buyer-vendor opportunities in regions across Canada. This event had 3 primary objectives: To connect the community of certified WBEs based in Western Canada To introduce supplier diversity and share best…

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Media Release: WBE Canada Announces New Corporate Member: OSME

Government of Canada

TORONTO, February 28, 2019 WBE Canada is excited to announce that Public Services and Procurement Canada’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) has joined us as a new Corporate Member.   “OSME is focused on developing Canadian businesses and supporting entrepreneurs, but most importantly, they also introduce suppliers to federal procurement opportunities, and we…

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