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Toronto, July 15, 2019 WBE Canada (Women Business Enterprise Canada Council) partnered with Centre for Women in Business, Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada (SDAC) and other partner organizations to bring Supplier Diversity Day to Halifax on July 9th 2019.   The first half of the day was dedicated to corporate buyers as councils facilitated conversation around the  business case for supplier diversity,… Read More

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Supplier Diversity is growing across Canada, and it’s more than just a buzz word. Supplier Diversity helps your business find opportunities, access supply chains and make connections in a new way. Join us in Cape Breton at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, as the leadership team from Canada’s four certifying organizations for supplier diversity come together for this very… Read More

WBE Matchmaker 2019

On May 15th, 2019 WBE Canada hosted its first ever WBE to WBE Matchmaker event in partnership with TD Bank. This event was designed to help connect women-owned businesses with larger WBE buyers as a tiered approach to supplier diversity. For larger WBEs (buyers), the WBE 2 WBE Matchmaker event offered a streamlined and efficient way to meet innovative women-owned… Read More

WBE Canada’s Breakfast with Brands events are designed to be educational and informative, providing greater access to procurement networks for women-owned businesses looking to succeed in corporate supply chains. The first of 2019’s Breakfast with Brands series kicks off April 3rd as The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) brings together certified women-owned businesses and buyers from WBE Canada… Read More

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 women participating equally to men… Read More

Supplier Diversity CIBC

CIBC shares excitement around being part of WBE Canada community and having opportunity to meet and support women-owned businesses and engage them in their supply chain opportunities. CIBC is committed to diversifying their supply chain and increasing their spend with diverse suppliers, specifically with Canadian women-owned businesses. Learn more about supplier diversity at CIBC… To learn more about corporate membership… Read More

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 practices to the organizations and… Read More

Michelle White Video

Michelle White from Today Living Group provided this video testimonial at the WBE Canada 2018 Annual Conference to discuss the benefits of Certification with WBE Canada for women-owned businesses. Michelle White identifies access to the corporate buyers as the biggest benefit of WBE certification. Instead of talking to gatekeepers, you get to connect with the buyers and corporate professionals who… Read More

Successful leadership

Did you know that… 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February? Only 9% of people actually achieve their wishes? I have always been fascinated by the difference between winners and those who come up short – never reaching their goal. What sets winners apart from dreamers who end up with regrets? How do winners win… Read More

Monday November 26, 2018, WBE Canada announced its 2019 Board of Directors. With the announcement comes the election of Julie Kaye, Chair of the Supplier Advisory Council to the Board. For the first time since its inception in 2009, Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) are now represented at the Board level as well as the Supplier Advisory Committee. Julie Kaye is… Read More

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