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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WBE Canada Launches Tools For Growth To Advance Canadian Women-Owned Businesses

Today, Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) announced the launch of ‘Tools For Growth’ – The Resource Library for Women Owners Ready To Scale Up Their Business – a promising new initiative designed to support the growth and success of Canadian women-owned businesses. In Canada, 15.6% of all Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are…

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WBE Certification – Expectations Vs. Reality

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) verifies eligibility of Canadian women-owned businesses for corporate and government supplier diversity programs. We certify businesses that are majority owned, managed and controlled by women. WBE (Women Business Enterprise) certification is an important key to helping women-owned businesses accelerate the growth of their companies, scale up and create…

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WBE Meetup

Calling all Certified WBEs! Do you know what procurement is really looking for?  Are you clear about the criteria they use to select their suppliers? What about the process – do you know how to navigate the ins and outs of the supply chain?  Kim Ades, President of Frame of Mind Coaching™ will be facilitating…

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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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The Highs and Lows for Women Entrepreneurs: A Check in With WBEs

By Lisa Haydon “In 2020, in the midst of the pandemic, WBE Canada partnered with Lisa Haydon and Pivotal Coaching, a Certified WBE company to identify the strengths and weaknesses within our community to better understand the value our WBEs bring to corporate and government supply chains as well as the areas for improvement,” said…

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Beyond the Accolades: Advice from WBE Canada’s 2020 Award Winners

At WBE Canada’s 2020 Annual Conference, we had the privilege of showcasing and celebrating outstanding achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community and our corporate and government member organizations. Each finalist and award recipient is truly a champion, driving impact and demonstrating excellence and above all moving the needle on awareness of the…

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Finding Opportunities and Supplying Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

Are you interested in doing business with the Government of Canada? Join experts from The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), Public Services and Procurement Canada, to understand how to find federal bid opportunities and related procurement information. This seminar will help you to: Understand the federal procurement process Find opportunities on Buyandsell.gc.ca Find…

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