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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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Crafting Great Web Content

People visit your website to find your content. As much as a beautiful design helps improve your image, the content is the most important part of a site. Plus, great content boosts SEO so that you can rank higher in search results. Help your audience find your page and get what they want by following […]

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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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Cultivating Digital Resiliency: Is Your Website Crisis-Ready?

If a critical team member were incapacitated tomorrow, could your digital ecosystem still function? What if your digital marketing agency were to fold? Your website and online presence should be prepared for emergencies. Here’s what you need to know to create resiliency that can help you weather any storm. Check Your Content Management System Does […]

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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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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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Learning Day with Deloitte

Join WESK on Friday, October 12th in Saskatoon for a FREE day of learning with Deloitte. Get ready for an action-packed day of learning! SIX different workshops will be offered, each 45 minutes in length. The choice is yours – register in all six sessions, or pick and choose the ones that interest to you. […]

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CONTEST: What’s in a Name?

Women Entrepreneurs Saskatchewan (WESK) is hosting a NEW EVENT starting in the September in Regina, and we need your help with a FUN, CATCHY name. The Details: The event will take place once a month after work, from 5pm-7pm There will be wine (and other cocktails) & appetizers And of course…a networking component to start […]

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How a Mentor Can Help Your Entrepreneurial Career

The ability to “be your own boss” is often cited as one of the most attractive aspects of entrepreneurship, but it can also raise problems for those new to the craft. Who do you turn to when you get stuck? How do you handle areas of business you don’t have any experience in? In these […]

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