Bev Suek, the director of TLS Enterprises, was awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award for outstanding service to the community. Over the years, Bev has worked extensively with women's organizations including the Birth Centre, Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba and SDB Housing Co-op. She was a founding member of Kali Shiva, which provides services to people with AIDS and served as president of Riverview Community Centre.
Congratulations to Barb Gamey, President of Payworks Inc. and former Board Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba. On November 28, Barb won 2012 Momentum Award at the 20th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards dinner in Toronto. The Momentum Award recognizes women entrepreneurs whose companies have overcome challenges and achieved at least three consecutive years of revenue growth of 10 per cent or more. Read more about Barb’s award. Learn more about Payworks Inc at www.payworks.ca
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WEConnect Canada is seeking nominations for two outstanding individuals, the Ambassador and Corporate Leader. The awards will be presented at the 4th Annual WEConnect Canada National Conference in Toronto. For award information and nomination forms, please see WEConnect Canada's Connexions (PDF).
CBC producers are looking for Canadian companies to participate in the second season of the reality business show The BIG Decision where Canada’s top investors are on a mission to spend their time and money to turn around struggling Canadian companies. In order to qualify, businesses must:
Visit http://www.cbc.ca/thebigdecision/ to complete an application. All interested applicants should apply ASAP.
John Stanton transformed his 80 square foot store in Edmonton into an international chain with 114 locations and 1,300 employees in the US and Canada. On June 15, 2012, he will be the first speaker in the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba new luncheon series. The Power Hour provides insight into what ‘powers’ Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs. Tickets can be purchased online.