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Women's Enterprise Initiative

Women play an important role in the creation and operation of small businesses across Canada, yet they often face barriers and a lack of support. To help remove these barriers, Western Economic Diversification Canada established the Women's Enterprise Initiative (WEI) to provide business information and services to women entrepreneurs.

Find out how WEI lending is making a difference!

The WEI has offices in each of the four western provinces. These non-profit centres provide a variety of unique products for women entrepreneurs including advisory services, training options, networking opportunities, business loans and referrals to complementary services.

Staff at each of the WEI locations can help you access traditional bank financing through the relationships WD and our WEI partners have established with several financial institutions.

Contact the WEI office in your province:

British Columbia

Women's Enterprise Centre
Suite 201, 1726 Dolphin Ave
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9R9
Telephone: (250) 868-3454

Women's Enterprise Centre
Suite 82, 601 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1G1

Women's Enterprise Centre
777 Fort Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 1G9

Website: http://www.womensenterprise.ca
Toll Free: 1-800-643-7014
Fax: 250-868-2709
Email: inquiry@womensenterprise.ca



Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc.
Suite #108, 502 Cope Way
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7T 0G3
Telephone: (306) 477-7173

Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc.
Suite #100-1919 Rose Street
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 3P1
Telephone: (306) 359-9732

Website: www.womenentrepreneurs.sk.ca
Toll Free: 1-800-879-6331
Email: info@womenentrepreneurs.sk.ca



Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
2540 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 3S3
Toll Free: 1-800-713-3558

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
308, 10310 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2W4
Telephone: (780) 422-7784

Website: www.awebusiness.com
Toll Free: 1-800-713-3558
Email: info@awebusiness.com



Women's Enterprise Centre
100-207 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1M5
Telephone: (204) 988-1860

Website: www.wecm.ca
Toll Free: 1-800-203-2343
Email: wecinfo@wecm.ca