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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4 Steps To Developing a Supplier Diversity Program in Government Supply Chain

By Mike Pacholok   Are you looking to introduce a supplier diversity program into your governmental supply chain but are not sure where to start? A supplier diversity program can have a positive impact on your government supply chain. Including small and medium, diverse owned businesses from within your local economy  will help introduce new…

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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 August 12 for a FREE workshop “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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WBE Canada Welcomes EY Canada As Its Newest Corporate Member

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to welcome Ernst & Young LLP (EY Canada) as its newest corporate member. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY Canada teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. EY Canada exists to build a…

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Stimulating Small Business Prosperity

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By Kam Raman Small businesses are the backbone of Canada’s economy and at the heart of our diverse communities. As we continue to live and work in a time like no other, it has never been more important to be innovative and courageous while advocating for inclusivity and equity. The impact of the pandemic has…

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