Canada: Governments should use procurement programs to help female entrepreneurs: report

14 Feb, 2018: A new report is adding to the growing pressure on governments to use their multibillion-dollar buying power to help support businesses run by women and all signs suggest Ottawa has heard their cry. Much work remains to ensure female entrepreneurs can fully contribute to the Canadian economy, says the study, co-funded by the federal government. It recommends a simplified procurement process to recognize the needs of small businesses and companies operated by women.