2018 May

Accessing Federal Grants for Exporting

Changes to CanExport? Did you know there have been changes to the CanExport grant?  If you were previously ineligible because you already had sales in the US or another market, we have good news!  The government has modified the rules; small and medium-sized companies are now eligible for the CanExport grant even if they have […]

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WESK’s All Access Expert Advice Program

The All Access Expert Advice Program is an exclusive opportunity for members, associate members, and loan clients to avail the expertise of our roster or specialized advisors. Whether you are starting, building or growing your business our experts are your advantage or solution. WESK’s All Access Expert Advice Program includes business experts from the marketing, legal, […]

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Winners Announced for WESK’s Emerging Entrepreneur Award, Growth & Expansion Award, and Innovator Award

On May 23, 2018, WESK recognized three female business leaders from Saskatchewan with Entrepreneur Awards. Emerging Entrepreneur Award, the Growth & Expansion Award, & the Innovator Award. The Emerging Entrepreneur Award was presented to Meagan Barabash (Bravo Dance Co.). This award is given to a female entrepreneur who has built a strong, scalable business foundation […]

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Brooke Longpre – Winner of WESK’s 2018 Innovator Award

Brooke Longpre is Co-Founder and Operating Partner of Sound Solar Systems Inc. She is trained in solar PV design, construction management and has developed a wide range of technical and business skills since the company was founded in 2010. Her small business has hundreds of kWs of turn-key solar projects installed across Western Canada. The […]

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Jordana Jacobson – Winner of WESK’s 2018 Growth & Expansion Award

Jordana Jacobson is an award-winning entrepreneur. Though her businesses CRAVINGS maternity-baby-kids, Layla+Ryan apparel, and Entrepreneur306 keep her busy, she is equally devoted to her family, fitness, and community. Jordana volunteers for many community and charitable organizations including the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce SABEX Awards Committee, the Saskatchewan Amateur Bodybuilding Association, and her own foundation “In […]

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Meagan Barabash – Winner of WESK’s 2018 Emerging Entrepreneur Award

Experience. Learn. Grow. Dance! This is precisely what Bravo Dance Co. aims to do in Martensville, SK, and surrounding area. Owner and founder, Meagan Barabash, has not only danced for more than two decades, but has won many awards, and received her fine arts credits that facilitate not only her fulfilling dance instruction but also […]

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WESK’s Celebration of Achievement Award presented to H&B’s Rachel Mielke

For Immediate Release, May 23, 2018   WESK’s Celebration of Achievement Award presented to H&B’s Rachel Mielke Three other female business leaders to be recognized with Entrepreneur Awards   REGINA SK – Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Hillberg & Berk Rachel Mielke today became the first recipient of Women Entrepreneurs Saskatchewan’s (WESK) Celebration of […]

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Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc. (WESK) Invests in Indigenous Economic Development in Saskatchewan

Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc. (WESK) Invests in Indigenous Economic Development in Saskatchewan  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2018 Saskatoon, SK – Today, WESK CEO, Prabha Mitchell, highlighted investments of more than $300,000 for the Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Program (IWEP) in Saskatchewan, through Western Economic Diversification Canada under their Western Diversification Program (WDP) and […]

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