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How One Funding Grant Allowed Local Business Owner, Anthea Taljaard to Launch her own Product Range and Explore her Creative Style.

Published: April 5, 2023

The Eastern Shore’s Gallery first opened in July 2020, during the pandemic. Now in their third year of business owner, Anthea Taljaard and her wife, Julie Sockett have moved their business into the original 1880s…

Welcoming Our Grow Now 2023 Cohort

Published: December 12, 2022

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the participants in our current session of our Grow Now program. Our fall cohort includes nine female tech founders from across Canada.   Be sure to…

Grow Now – Kes Morton

Published: September 27, 2022

Our Grow Now program helps emerging Atlantic Canadian technology companies build and scale their tech in 2022 and beyond. Dr. Kes Morton, founder of Pisces Research Project Management recently took part in our Grow Now…

Grow Now – Christy Silvestri

Published: September 23, 2022

Our Grow Now program helps emerging Atlantic Canadian technology companies build and scale their tech. Christy Silvestri, founder of QuickFacts Inc recently took part.  Christy started QuickFacts Inc. in 2020 to help insurance brokers have…

Welcome, Tamasha Fernando

Published: August 31, 2022

A very warm welcome to our newest CWB team member, Tamasha Fernando who is stepping into the role of Project Lead, Propelling Women Forward, and leading our Grow Now program.  Tamasha has 10 years of…

Women to Watch; Entrepreneurs Building Our Communities – Winner Videos

Published: August 4, 2022

As part of this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations, CWB and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) hosted a video contest, asking women business owners from across Nova Scotia to send in short videos documenting…

CWB seeking proposals for virtual Power Lunch Leaders

Published: August 2, 2022

Once more the Centre for Women in Business (CWB) is offering members an opportunity for exposure with the 2022/23 CWB Power Lunch series!  As a business owner and member, you are invited to share your…

Cooking to Inspire

Published: May 24, 2022

From the age of eight Frances Dadin-Alli has had a passion for cooking. Originally from Nigeria, she is ready to bring her cultural cuisine to Halifax, as she starts her own take-out kitchen, opening June…

We’re Hiring!

Published: May 13, 2022

The Centre is looking to fill our position for, Project Lead, Propelling Women Founders.   The Project Lead will work collaboratively within the Atlantic Canada ecosystem with other organizations dedicated to the advancement of female…

Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Business Award

Published: April 22, 2022

The CWB congratulates all winners and finalists of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Business Awards. We would like to give a special shout out to our members and CWB clients who were nominated and…
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