Canada

WEConnect International has been active in Canada since the beginning of 2008 working with strategic partners, government agencies, corporate members and outstanding women business owners across the country.

WEConnect International is proud to be the exclusive global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S. WEConnect International leverages this strong long-term partnership to provide opportunity to the organizations WEConnect International partners with in all target countries, including Canada. Together, WEConnect International and WBENC are responsible for ensuring universal women's business enterprise certification standards and processes are maintained by our respective affiliates and local partner organizations.

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(June 4, 2015) Female entrepreneurs in this province want to get more involved in the supply chain. Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs launched their new program aimed at getting bigger organizations to look at these women for contracts.

 

 

 

(March 27, 2015) The idea of a small business in Nova Scotia partnering with a blue-chip company like Walmart, 3M, or General Motors used to seem impossible. But thanks to three words – supplier diversity requirements – some of the biggest corporations in North America are extending a hand to the little guys…WEConnect International can help business owners identify major corporations that are seeking diverse suppliers…Companies like [WEConnect International Corporate Member] TD Bank have mentorship programs…"

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(March 2015) The FIFA Women’s World Cup is Coming to Canada in 2015.  2015 will also see the Pan Am Games, World Master’s Games and the Women’s World Basketball Championships hosted right here.

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Chelsea Prescod

Country Director, Canada

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