Announcements & Press Releases

Minister Goodale announces Women Entrepreneurship Strategy investments

News release Government of Canada investing over $4.5 million to support women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan July 25, 2019 – Regina, Saskatchewan The Government of Canada is advancing women’s economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), a $2-billion investment that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister […]

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WESK’S Celebration of Achievement and Entrepreneur Awards Gala 2019 – Female business leaders to be recognized with Entrepreneur Awards

Released on – May 8th, 2019 SASKATOON, SK – Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK) is proud to announce that the Celebration of Achievement Award has been presented to national award winning entrepreneur and public speaker, Jess Tetu. WESK is excited to be highlighting the province’s female business leaders at their 2019 Celebration of Achievement & […]

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Government Of Saskatchewan Supporting Women Entrepreneurs Through Creation Of Advisory Committee

Released on May 2, 2019, by the Government of Saskatchewan The Government of Saskatchewan, through the Status of Women Office, is pleased to announce the creation of an advisory committee to examine the entrepreneurial gender gap in Saskatchewan.  The advisory committee is created and funded through a partnership with Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK).“Women help […]

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The Time is Now: Closing the Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 29, 2018 The Time is Now: Closing the Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan Today, Prabha Mitchell, CEO of Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK), called on the Saskatchewan Government to help close the gender gap for entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan and create an Action Plan for Women Entrepreneurs. Releasing […]

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CONTEST ALERT: Win 2 Tickets to Rise & Grind: Marketing & Financial Workshop

CONTEST ALERT! WESK and Authentically are giving away 2 FREE tickets to Rise and Grind: Marketing & Financial Workshop ($350 value). Don’t miss out on a chance to work on your business with our Regina Marketing Expert, Heather Pinay. Want to enter? Visit us on Facebook and follow these steps below: 1) You must be following WESK – Women […]

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CONTEST ALERT: Win a Marketing & Business Strategy Package (Value $2500)

CONTEST ALERT! Fall means back to business and we’d like to help. WESK and Refresh are giving away a marketing & business strategy package to one lucky winner!  Don’t miss out on a chance to work on your business with our marketing guru Naqsh (Nick) Kochar (Value: $2500 CAD). Want to enter? Visit us on Facebook […]

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Regina to See New Working Space Options for Entrepreneurs with Path Cowork

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2018 A new way to work for entrepreneurs will soon be available in Regina with the launch of Regina’s newest co-working space, Path Cowork. The new space is created by Regina based entrepreneurs, Jason Drummond of the Drummond Group, and Matt Pinch and Mike Ash of Leopold’s Capital Management. Path […]

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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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