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Calling all women entrepreneurs. The Government of Canada’s new Women Entrepreneurship Fund provides up to $100,000 in non-repayable contribution funding. Created to help women grow their existing businesses and develop them to a point where they can pursue opportunities in Canada and abroad, applications must be received by November 15, 2018. Learn more.

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Posted 10/23/18 in Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

New Funding Available for Women Entrepreneurs

Calling all women entrepreneurs. The Government of Canada’s new Women Entrepreneurship Fund provides up to $100,000 in non-repayable contribution funding. Created to help women grow their existing businesses and develop them to a point where they can pursue opportunities in Canada and abroad, applications must be received by November 15, 2018. Learn more. View Full story

Posted 09/18/18 in Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Building Export markets in Europe and the U.K.

What: An exciting trade mission! Who: Canadian women business owners who want to expand their business via export Where: Germany and England When: November 4-10, 2018 How: email the BWIT team to sign up Business Women in International Trade  (BWIT) is part of the federal government Trade Commissioner Service (TCS). The team is made up of federal government trade commissioners who specialize in helping Canadian women entrepreneurs internationalize. Trade commissioner Lynne Thomson (third from... View Full story

Posted 08/29/18 in Uncategorized

The B Word

We love how Colleen Dyck, founder of GORP, has captured the essence of ‘work/life balance’. She has very generously allowed us to share her perspective on our blog. “I started to become disenchanted with the word “BALANCE” a few years ago. . . I was sick of hearing it coming out of my OWN mouth whenever anyone asked “How do you manage to be married to a crazy farmer, coral 4 wild kids and run an... View Full story

Posted 07/18/18 in Event News, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Trade Talks, Tariffs and Tasty Treats

With news reports in the last while full of announcements about barriers to trade and challenges with both exporting to and importing from the U.S., our major trading partner, I began thinking about all the wonderful products and services that are at our fingertips. Naturally, I think about women-owned businesses and started making a list in my head. Then I came across an announcement about Food Day Canada which is an annual celebration of... View Full story
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