28Mar 2017

As the Chair of Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC), I would like to note the many aspects of the 2017 budget that address current issues of gender inequality. Among other things, we are very pleased to see the recognition of the importance of measuring gender disaggregated data that will have a significant influence on […]

25Oct 2016

IWIB Nominations

October 25, 2016 Uncategorized

Business in Vancouver is seeking B.C.’s outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees are chosen based on the criteria of professional accomplishments, influence, and business community involvement. Six women will be profiled in a spring issue of Business in Vancouver and honoured at a special awards luncheon in March, 2017. Eligibility Criteria: […]

15Oct 2015

Second Annual B.C. Economic Forum to Highlight Progress in Enhancing Economic Impact of Women in BC VANCOUVER, B.C. – (Marketwired – October 15, 2015) The Second Annual B.C. Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth will be held in Vancouver on October 23, 2015. The event, hosted through collaboration by the WEB Alliance (a […]

06May 2015

Unprecedented collaboration within the BC business community has resulted in the release of an action plan for government, industry and individuals to support women’s economic impact. The WEB Alliance, a dynamic collective of over 25 women’s business networks, representing over 10,000 professional and entrepreneurial women in BC, today announced the release of a report “Women […]

16Dec 2014

Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Dr. Kellie Leitch, today announced $200,650 in funding for Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC). The funds will be used in BC regions to continue discussions which began at the BC Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth, held in Vancouver in October 2014. This […]

17Oct 2014

A sold out event on October 24th , 2014 will have over 400 Community leaders and influencers engaging in a uniquely formatted discussion building on the economic case for supporting more women in business. This interactive event was initiated by members of the WEB Alliance, a collective of over 25 women’s business networks in the […]

04Feb 2014

Premier Christy Clark announced today the creation of the Premier’s Women’s Economic Council to offer advice on how to expand women’s business opportunities in key sectors. The PWEC and its chair will be appointed by the Premier and will consist of 11 members from various regions and industries, including business leaders representing the key sectors […]

06May 2013

BC Premier Christy Clark has announced creation of a new Premier’s Women’s Economic Advisory Council. The council will provide feedback and suggestions on how government can improve and accelerate business opportunities for women. The announcement was made at a Women’s Executive Network meeting in Vancouver.