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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), and others (see below). Funds for this program have been made available through the federal government’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF). WECM will administer the…

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Posted 10/05/20 in Uncategorized

Deadline Extended: December 4, 2020 – 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

Posted 09/28/20 in Uncategorized

Masks and Other Safety Protocols for the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba

We have been back in the office since early June this year. As CEO, I made the decision that our work was best accomplished in a physically interactive space. However, all staff were polled to ensure that they were comfortable with this decision before returning to our physical workspace. Staff felt that in-person work was preferable with one exception due only to the availability of child care. Our offices are sufficiently isolated to enable... View Full story

Posted 09/02/20 in Entrepreneur Spotlight, Our News, Women of Manitoba

# Manitoba Mondays – Russell

Staying close to home this summer? If you are planning on exploring our beautiful and vast province this season, why not show some love and support to our incredible women entrepreneurial community? #ManitobaMondays can help! It’s our latest series where we share weekly highlights of women-owned and partnered businesses to add to your must-see list while you #exploreMB and stay safe within the Manitoba border this year.           Russell, MB... View Full story

Posted 08/24/20 in Entrepreneur Spotlight, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba

#Manitoba Mondays – Pinawa 

 Staying close to home this summer? If you are planning on exploring our beautiful and vast province this season, why not show some love and support to our incredible women entrepreneurial community?  #ManitobaMondays can help! It’s our latest series where we share weekly highlights of women-owned and partnered businesses to add to your must-see list while you #exploreMB and stay safe within the Manitoba border this year.           Pinawa, MB  Situated... View Full story
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