Government Of Canada Investing As Part Of Its Women Entrepreneurship Strategy
Updated: Jul 7, 2020
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.
Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced investments of up to $3.3 million for women entrepreneurs in Alberta. This program is administered through Western Economic Diversification Canada.
AdvancedAg, a women-owned or led businesses was eligible to receive up to $100,000 through the Women Entrepreneurship Fund to help them grow their business and reach new export markets.
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