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Applications open – up to $100,000 available for local social purpose organizations to grow their positive impact in Saskatchewan

For Immediate Release January 9, 2020 Regina, SK –  Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK) is proud to be part of the Saskatchewan Consortium of organizations working to do good for our community. Eligible social purpose organizations are able to access up to $100,000 in non-repayable capital through the Investment Readiness Program. This is part of […]

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Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund

Source: https://innovationsask.ca/research/saskatchewan-advantage-innovation-fund The Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund (SAIF), is a research and development (R&D) funding program managed by Innovation Saskatchewan (IS). It is intended to support and accelerate commercialization of game-changing technological innovations in the province’s core economic sectors. Through SAIF, IS provides non-repayable grants for approved projects proposed by a group of companies. To apply, […]

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The Road Less Travelled – featuring Prabha Mitchell

WESK CEO Prabha Mitchell recently had the opportunity to sit down with Evan Drisner, host of The Road Less Travelled. In his show, you’ll experience lively, informative, & entertaining chats with local leaders about their journey to success.

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Canadian Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) Trade Mission to Baltimore, Maryland

The Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) program of the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is organizing a delegation to WBENC in partnership with the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC) and the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. Business delegates will deepen their understanding of supplier diversity opportunities open to them with Fortune 500 companies.  […]

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Women Entrepreneurship Fund

The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality, women’s economic empowerment, and supporting women entrepreneurs through the new Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (the Strategy), announced in Budget 2018. As part of the Strategy, the Government has made funding available to women-owned and/or women-led businesses to support them in their growth and to pursue market opportunities abroad. The full and equal participation […]

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Minister Ng announces funding for women’s entrepreneurship

The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund will support women-owned and women-led businesses TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ – The full and equal participation of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness because when women succeed, everyone succeeds. That’s why in Budget 2018, the federal government launched the first ever (WES), a $2-billion investment […]

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Building Export markets in Europe and the U.K.

What: An exciting trade mission! Who: Canadian women business owners who want to expand their business via export Where: Germany and England When: November 4-10, 2018 How: email the BWIT team to sign up Business Women in International Trade  (BWIT) is part of the federal government Trade Commissioner Service (TCS). The team is made up […]

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Government of Canada Announces New Funding and Engagement Plan for Western Canada Growth Strategy

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release Strategy aims to grow the economy and create middle class jobs by building on Western Canada’s unique strengths and competitive advantages September 11, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Western Economic Diversification Canada The new global economy presents exciting opportunities but also requires greater innovation for businesses and economies […]

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August 22, 2018   This year marks the 35th annual Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards­­­, celebrating Saskatchewan business excellence. The finalists for the 2018 ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, have been announced and will be recognized at this year’s ABEX Awards on October 20th at TCU Place in Saskatoon. “It’s an honour for the […]

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There is a BWIT Trade Mission to Europe this fall. Are you in?

Are you ready to get busy in November? Do you want to spend a week meeting German and British women entrepreneurs and corporations to talk trade? BWIT is working with other Canadian Trade Commissioner teams located in Germany and the UK to help you get your women-owned company out there in front of European women […]

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