2020 July

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Saskatchewan Advisory Committee on the Gender Entrepreneurship Gap Releases Final Report to the Government of Saskatchewan

Impact on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Job Creation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 28, 2020 SASKATOON, SK – Women entrepreneurs are major contributors of economic growth and job creation. In 2019, women entrepreneurs contributed $23.1 billion to the Saskatchewan economy and created 191,836 jobs. Yet, research indicates women entrepreneurs encounter unique barriers that hinder […]

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Call for Experts – The Exchange: Rebound Edition

Expression of Interest Call for Experts – The Exchange – Rebound Edition WESK is seeking dynamic and knowledgeable experts to present on a variety of topics to develop the competencies, knowledge, and technical skills of the participants of The Exchange. The Exchange is a 3-year business growth program designed to help women entrepreneurs scale their businesses. […]

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Message from the CEO

July 20, 2020 As we navigate our way through a “new normal”, we recognize that the way we conduct business in the future has likely changed irrevocably. While we welcome the creativity and innovation of the “new normal”, there are still concerns and uncertainty that plague much of how the economy will unfold. The re-opening […]

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Government of Canada to invest $8.3 million in western Canadian women entrepreneurs

These organizations will use the funds to assist Canadian women-owned businesses unable to access larger federal relief funding programs by providing them with immediate liquidity to face COVID-19-related challenges.

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Money Mindset | Am I on the Right Track?

Guest post by Nicole Putz,Certified Financial Planner, Wolfond Financial Do you sometimes wonder if you’re on the right track financially? A couple months ago, I had a client ask me just this. How do I know if I’m on the right track? For some of us, we’re looking for a number. We want to know […]

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Celebrating Women Tech Founders from Saskatchewan

Adapted by WESK from Innovation Saskatchewan’s original article: https://innovationsask.ca/success-stories/women-entrepreneurs-week-2020 Founders Table was a group of early-stage female technology founders who met monthly in Regina from September 2019 – March 2020. This program was offered in partnership with WESK and Economic Development Regina Inc, and was sponsored by Innovation Saskatchewan. Founders Table gathered women from around the […]

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