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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…

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…

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…

CWB seeking proposals for virtual Power Lunch Leaders

Published: July 29, 2021

Our Power Lunch series is back and going virtual! We invite Centre for Women in Business (CWB) members to submit a proposal and share their professional experience with our community as one of our Power…

CWB Seeking Business Trade Mission Matchmaking and Organizational Services

Published: June 17, 2021

The Centre for Women in Business (CWB) and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) are coordinating a multi-sector, business-to-business trade mission for a group of Nova Scotia exporters focusing on two markets – Jamaica and Miami,…

Welcome new members!

Published: June 3, 2021

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our new and returning members in May 2021. Visit our CWB Business Directory to connect with members by category. New Members Aleshia Walters, Aleshia’s Kitchen Amber McBurnie, Lucrative Ledger Inc.…

Grow Now pilot scales up support of women in tech, their companies

Published: May 6, 2021

Grow Now project lead Nasil Nam and program participant Kes Morton were recently interviewed by the Saltwire Network. Read the full article.

13 inspiring business ideas; 5k in prize money

Published: April 20, 2021

We are #CWBproud to announce Taina Feitosa as the pitch competition winner for the third annual Start Up Challenge for immigrant women. Taina is the Founder of Not Just a Pretty (Inter)Face – a digital…