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Talking about B Corp

When I first started working at the Centre this past September, all the WECMers raved about the monthly Business Breakfasts and I was excited to attend one myself. After the October Business Breakfast with BDC’s Carla Heim was announced, I was puzzled by the topic on Beneficial Corporations (B Corps). ‘What is a B Corp?’ I thought to myself. As a student finishing my Bachelor of Commerce degree, I wondered why I had not previously heard about B Corps in my classes. I was glad to learn so much from Carla, Senior Advisor for Social Entrepreneurship at BDC, who is…

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Posted 11/29/19 in Our Events, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Talking about B Corp

When I first started working at the Centre this past September, all the WECMers raved about the monthly Business Breakfasts and I was excited to attend one myself. After the October Business Breakfast with BDC’s Carla Heim was announced, I was puzzled by the topic on Beneficial Corporations (B Corps). ‘What is a B Corp?’ I thought to myself. As a student finishing my Bachelor of Commerce degree, I wondered why I had not... View Full story

Posted 08/14/19 in Event News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Go for the Greens Business Development Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

Date: September 18-21, 2019 Location: Orlando, Florida Website: Go for the Greens Cost:  International Full Conference Registration US$ 599.00 Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) will lead a trade mission to Go for the Greens Business Development Conference in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Miami. The conference (in Orlando, Florida) is a high-level, boutique event that offers exclusive access to companies and government agencies that can help women-owned businesses secure contracts. The trade mission will... View Full story

Posted 07/04/19 in Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Women Entrepreneurship Fund

In May, the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba hosted MP Terry Duguid for an announcement about an investment of more than $6.7 million to 14 Manitoba recipients through the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy. The goal of the strategy is to bolster resources for women entrepreneurs and help Manitoba women-led businesses grow, develop, use innovative digital technologies and ecommerce tools, and access global markets. Attending the announcement were some of the successful applicants to the Women... View Full story

Posted 06/11/19 in Event News, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Government of Canada Invests in Women Entrepreneurs

On Friday, May 31, 2019, Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid announced an investment of $6,746,623 to 14 recipients in Manitoba through the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.  The funding will support 15 projects to bolster resources for women entrepreneurs and help Manitoba women-led businesses grow, develop and use innovative digital technologies and e-commerce tools, and access global markets. The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy complements the Government of Canada’s efforts to advance gender equality, which includes addressing pay equity,... View Full story
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