WBE Canada Announces Cogeco as its Newest Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that Cogeco will become its latest corporate member, adding to a quickly growing list of Canadian corporations committed to supporting women-owned businesses through supplier diversity initiatives and WBE Canada membership. “Cogeco is very pleased to be joining WBE Canada as a Corporate Member, an…

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WBE Canada Encourages Canada to ‘Move Forward Together’ in post-pandemic economy

For Immediate Release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) held its 12th Annual Conference “Moving Forward Together: Driving Change Through Supplier Diversity” on November 9 and 10, 2021. For the second year, WBE Canada’s annual event was held in a virtual format, to provide a safe space for its Canadian and US business community…

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WBE Canada Launches Supplier Diversity Toolkit for Corporate and Government Members

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce the launch of the latest addition to its growing list of resources for its Corporate Members committed to diversifying their supply chains – Supplier Diversity Toolkit. WBE Canada partnered with Jamie Crump, the CEO of The Richwell Group and Author of…

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Member Forum: Supplier Diversity Toolkit

WBE Canada invites all Corporate and Government Members to our annual Member Forum. This year’s focus is on development of an effective and impactful supplier diversity program. This full-day workshop will provide you with access to – our newly developed Supplier Diversity Toolbox resources including step-by-step guideline to help you kick start your supplier diversity…

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WBE Canada Welcomes Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce that Hyundai Auto Canada Corporation has become its newest corporate member, adding to the number of automotive and industrial organizations that support Canadian women-owned businesses through their supplier diversity programs and WBE Canada membership. Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is headquartered in Markham, Ontario and…

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WBE Canada Welcomes Turner Construction as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that Turner Construction Company has joined as its newest Corporate Member. Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies,…

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Supplier Diversity Update: The Journey

  By Catherine Grosz Supplier Diversity first crossed the 49th parallel into the Canadian market in 2004. At that time, corporations taking a hard look at the concept of evolving Diversity and Inclusion initiatives pretty much relegated Supplier Diversity programs to someone who worked the concept from the side of their desk. Best Practices shared…

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Media Release: The State of Supplier Diversity Programs in Canada

For Immediate Release WBE Canada, University of Manitoba and University of Calgary are happy to announce the release of the new report “The State of Supplier Diversity Programs in Canada: The Buyer’s Perspective”. In Fall 2020, WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of…

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Social Media, Privacy and Intellectual Property

by Ashlee Froese   In modern society, social media has become a crucial part of many of our day-to-day lives. Whether you use social media for personal use or for business purposes, major platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and I guess now TikTok have played a huge part in our life. We all…

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WBE Canada Welcomes the University of Toronto As Its Newest Government Member

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to welcome the largest university in Canada — University of Toronto — as its newest government member and the first Canadian university in its Corporate and Government member community. With plans to have a supplier diversity portal implemented before December 2021, University of Toronto is committed…

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