TEDxWomen – TEDxTrinity Bellwoods: Showing Up

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE. TEDxTrinity Bellwoods is thrilled to be hosting a TEDxWomen Event as part of TEDWomen 2018.  In this full-day event at Metro Hall, Rotunda, Toronto, they will be featuring a lineup of dynamic and diverse women that are showing up to face challenges head-on, all while empowering each other to shape the future we all want to …

Have Your Business Featured Through The HELM App and Datenight Babysitting!

The Childcare Support Pilot for Women Entrepreneurs is a valuable resource for women-owned businesses. Not only can you benefit from the grant-funded childcare available to those that are eligible under the criteria, but your business will also be featured on social media giving you additional exposure. Starting and growing your business can be challenging for a number of reasons. In partnership …

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Meet Shannon M. Pole, Owner of Shannon M. Pole Solutions

Photo by Tamarcus Brown on Unsplash Member Profiles share CanWCC’s Members and their journeys with you. Check back regularly to see who’s next! Shannon is the owner of Shannon M. Pole Solutions, a job and career coach for young people as they navigate the uncertain time between ending their studies and deciding on a career path.  Shannon initially trained as an engineer but …

Mom-owned Tech Company Provides Childcare Support for Women Entrepreneurs

Childcare is often a barrier to growth for women entrepreneurs as we often find we have to pass on opportunities because we can’t bring our children, or we can’t find childcare during business hours. HELM, your control panel for life as a parent, and Datenight Babysitting, Canada’s leading babysitting app that connects parents with experienced, local babysitters, is looking to …

CanWCC Partners with WayPay to Save Women Business Owners 80% on Banking Fees

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with WayPay, a cloud-based software that lets you pay all your bills and invoices electronically, using any bank account or credit card, all in one place. By eliminating cheque writing and providing unique payment solutions, WayPay saves you money and gives you greater access to cash. WayPay is committed to helping women entrepreneurs …

Deliver Economic Diversity: The CanWCC Platform for the Ontario Election

On June 7, 2018, Ontarians will vote to determine their provincial representatives and, ultimately, the Premier of Ontario. In its role as an advocate for women’s economic priorities, the Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CanWCC) encourages the future Government of Ontario to invest in policies that promote women’s entrepreneurship, assist women-owned businesses in succeeding, and foster economic diversity. In particular, …

Introducing Magnet: Matching Your Business to the Right Export Opportunities Just Got Simpler

THE CANADIAN WOMEN’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS PROUD TO PRESENT OUR MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL PARTNER ACCESS TO THE MAGNET EXPORT BUSINESS PORTAL A first-of-its-kind in North America, the Magnet Export Business Portal harnesses intelligent matching technology to help Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce members navigate and identify relevant export-related funding, events, trade missions and resources.If you’re time-starved but consider exporting …

Evelyn Akselrod Joins CanWCC as Chief Strategy Officer

The Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Evelyn Akselrod as our Chief Strategy Officer. Evelyn joins our dynamic team of talented women who are dedicated to supporting Canadian women in business in business growth and taking action in their businesses, and brings with her a wealth of experience the non-profit sector. Partnerships, collaborations and synergies make the …

Make Lemonade Becomes CanWCC Lead Event Sponsor

We are delighted to announce that Make Lemonade is joining CanWCC as both a Community Partner and our lead event sponsor, generously providing us with a fun, central, business-focused, inclusive venue for our monthly networking events. At Make Lemonade, they value the importance of a positive working environment; not just in design, but the energy, the inspiration, and most importantly, the community. When the …

Our Partners: WEConnect International

We are thrilled to partner with WEConnect International to provide business growth and market access opportunities for women-owned businesses in Canada. WEConnect International is a global, corporate-led non-profit committed to supplier diversity and to expanding market opportunities for women-owned businesses in over 100 countries. WEConnect International identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women’s business enterprises based globally that are at least …