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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 right), attended SHEday 2018 in Winnipeg and connected with export-oriented women business owners Cindy Boissonneault (second from the left), owner of Poco Inspired and Pina Romolo…

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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

Posted 06/26/18 in Our News, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Cybersecurity for Small Business

Cybersecurity wasn’t at the top of my list of things to worry about. I was pretty certain this was a topic for governments, big business and financial institutions; that was until Steve Wilson of Hexigent Consulting spoke at our June Business Breakfast. Steve, an expert in digital forensics, cyber security, economic crime and risk mitigation solutions, helps a variety of businesses recover from a cybercrime or better yet, prevent it from happening in the... View Full story
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