Grand & Toy Joins WBE Canada As Its Newest Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to welcome Grand & Toy as our newest Corporate Member. Grand & Toy is a leading provider of workplace products and solutions serving Canadian businesses over 130 years. From the latest technology, furniture, everyday office essentials and facility resources, they provide workplace innovation that enables their…

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Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Are you a Canadian business woman looking to accelerate your business and land contracts with large corporations? Join us on July 15 for a FREE webinar “Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business: Learn How to win more contracts” as we help you navigate large corporate supply chains and opportunities they offer to SMEs. During this information-packed webinar…

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CMHC Joins WBE Canada As Its Newest Government Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada (WBE Canada) is excited to welcome Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) as its newest government member. WBE Canada and CMHC’s partnership is established on a shared value that diversity and inclusion in procurement are imperative for advancing innovation and growth. Lisa Williams, Chief Financial Officer at CMHC, and Silvia Pencak,…

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Backstage Primer Workshop

Backstage Primer

Join us on June 15th for a half-day online workshop “Supplier Diversity Accelerator: Backstage Primer” designed to move your supplier diversity program to its next level through learning, experience sharing and open conversations. This program is open to all Member organizations enrolled in the Supplier Diversity Accelerator. Agenda: 12:30 – 1:00 pm ET – Open…

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Certified WBE Orientation

WBE Canada invites newly certified WBEs to an orientation session to learn what it means to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), how to leverage your certification and tools available to you in WBE Canada. This webinar is also a great tool for our existing certified WBEs to introduce your team members to…

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Canadian Women-Owned Business Evaluate Supplier Diversity (Research Study)

WBE Certification 2021

For Immediate Release | Toronto, ON WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of supplier diversity in Canada. This survey, conducted in fall 2020, was designed to provide the data necessary to continue inclusion of underrepresented Canadian businesses, specifically women-owned businesses in large supply…

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The State of WBE Certification in Canada

WBE Certification 2021

Paul D. Larson, Ph.D., CN Professor of SCM, University of Manitoba Jack D. Kulchitsky, Ph.D., Senior Instructor in Marketing, University of Calgary Silvia Pencak, M.A., President, WBE Canada WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of supplier diversity in Canada. This survey, conducted in…

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TPS Promotions & Incentives joins WBE Canada as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is happy and excited to welcome TPS Promotions & Incentives as our newest Corporate Member. TPS Promotions & Incentives is an international award-winning supplier of premiums, incentives, promotional products and related on-line custom business solutions. The company works with tier-1 progressive, brand-oriented companies across CPG, Automotive, Retail, Professional…

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Certified WBE Orientation

Newly Certified WBE Orientation

WBE Canada invites newly certified WBEs to an orientation session to learn what it means to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), how to leverage your certification and tools available to you in WBE Canada. This webinar is also a great tool for our existing certified WBEs to introduce your team members to…

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Building a Brighter Tomorrow for Canadian WBEs – Q&A with WBE Canada’s Government Members

At its 11th Annual Conference in November 2020, Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) launched its pilot Government Membership Program designed to encourage Canada’s public institutions to formally adopt supplier diversity as a way forward to grow the Canadian economy. Canada’s public organizations have long recognized that diversity and inclusion drive growth and innovation…

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