Across 2019, CanNor announced over $2.8M in funding for a variety of northern projects. Read more about the awarded initiatives.
The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) was developed as part of Budget 2018 to help women and their businesses compete and thrive on a global level, increase economic growth, and create good middle-class jobs. WES is devoting nearly $2 billion to helping women grow their companies through talent, expertise, and access
While there is greater gender equality in the workforce than ever before, there is still a gender divide amongst top leaders and entrepreneurs. Less than 16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are women-owned, yet the full and equal involvement of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness.
Less than 16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are women-owned, yet the full and equal involvement of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness. The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) is an initiative funded through Budget 2018 that aims to reduce financial and knowledge barriers among women
Canadian women often face financial barriers as they start and expand businesses. While there are many factors that have led to women owning fewer than 16% of businesses in Canada, access to financial resources is undoubtedly one of the greatest hurdles to overcome. Although there is greater gender equality in