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Inspiration. Support. Connection. 2020 has thrown everyone a curve ball and the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) recognizes that many women entrepreneurs need meaningful, relevant support to get through this turn of events. Our Strength in Community Workshops have been designed to do just that! These workshops are for women entrepreneurs interested in building a community of support while addressing practical ways to accelerate business success in the time of COVID-19. This is a free opportunity to step away and work on your enterprise in a supportive environment with a small group of women who understand the same challenges.   Join our…

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Posted 01/15/21 in Event News, Our Events, Our News, Women of Manitoba

Strength in Community Workshops

Inspiration. Support. Connection. 2020 has thrown everyone a curve ball and the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) recognizes that many women entrepreneurs need meaningful, relevant support to get through this turn of events. Our Strength in Community Workshops have been designed to do just that! These workshops are for women entrepreneurs interested in building a community of support while addressing practical ways to accelerate business success in the time of COVID-19. This is a free opportunity... View Full story

Posted 12/24/20 in Uncategorized

Reflecting on 2020…

As the 2021 horizon beckons, we invited staff members to look back over this past year and consider some positive takeaways, lessons learned, and what they were looking forward to in the New Year. Insightful thoughts were passed along and we wanted to share some of these personal reflections with our community of women business owners. We hope these words will inspire you to do some of your own personal reflecting and perhaps lend... View Full story

Posted 11/13/20 in Uncategorized

WECM’s Local Holiday Shopping Guide

Want to support our local economy while holiday gift-giving this year? Check out our new Local Holiday Shopping Guide where we showcase some online and retail shops, upcoming markets and even some gift and subscription boxes that carry many women-owned and partnered products. We challenge everyone to #supportlocalmb this season and make your purchases count towards the sustainability of Manitoba’s small- and medium-sized business community! Due to the new restricted provincial response level: please... View Full story

Posted 10/05/20 in Uncategorized

Deadline Extended: March 2021 – Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) Loan Opportunity

WECM can provide eligible small- and medium-sized women-owned enterprises (SMEs) with a partially forgivable loan of up to $40,000 to help alleviate financial hardship resulting from COVID-19 (25% of the funds approved will be forgivable, providing loan terms are met). The objective of this program is to assist western Canadian SMEs that do not qualify for federal government funding supports such as the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), the Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP),... View Full story
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