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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The State of Supplier Diversity Programs in Canada

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 In Fall 2020, WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of supplier diversity (SD) in Canada.…

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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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Determined! Conversations with Canadian WBEs

WBE Canada’s certified WBE community has grown more than 20% over the past year – a year that has experienced incredible upheaval, hardship as well as triumph and head turning innovation. In the past year, WBE Canada corporate and government membership has also grown significantly. The importance and economic realities of increasing supplier diversity and…

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Event Coordinator

Reporting to the Partnerships & Training Manager, the Event Coordinator will oversee all aspects of event planning and management, including internal and external events, ranging from one-off webinars to large events. Employment: Full time position WBE Canada Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is a Toronto based nonprofit organization certifying Canadian women-owned businesses and…

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WBE Canada Welcomes EY Canada As Its Newest Corporate Member

EY new corporate member

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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