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Trudeau government rolls out funding to women-owned businesses

The Canadian government is directly investing in women-owned businesses as part of its $2 billion Women Entrepreneurship Strategy. Introduced in the 2018 federal budget, the strategy aims to support women in entrepreneurship and double the number of women who own businesses in Canada by 2025.

Ottawa's new $20M fund boosts women entrepreneurs

Friday morning at the Tsawwassen Coast Inn hotel in Delta, the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion announced a new government fund of $20M for women in business. The fund, a part of the government's women's entrepreneurship strategy, can assist women looking to grow their businesses, expand into new markets, upgrade facilities, equipment or improve technologies.


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