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Supplier Diversity

Business Leadership Wall of Fame

The CGLCC has a legacy of recognizing individuals and businesses who have shown a commitment to championing diversity, equity, and…

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State of Canadian Supplier Diversity Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 Canadian firms attribute their success to the recognition and realization of the…

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Lived experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs explored in report

CGLCC and the Diversity Institute explore Access and Equity for 2SLGBTQ+ Businesses in Canada in recent report Providing an account…

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CGLCC’s Las Vegas Trade Mission wrapped!

This year’s trade mission to the United States and the 2022 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference once again showcased the…

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Don’t Roll the Dice: Canada’s Need to Equal the Playing Field for LGBT+ Founders

CGLCC’s Darrell Schuurman and Kayla Isabelle from Startup Canada explore the clear gap in tools, programs, and resources for LGBT+ entrepreneurs in this co-written article.

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Doing business better

Businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals who never imagined they would be sitting across the table from a PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, or Bell Canada buyer, now see doors open up to a new world of opportunity through Supplier Diversity initiatives. Find out more!

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Exceptional Ambassadors, Exporters and Suppliers recognized at LGBT+ Supplier Diversity Awards

Congratulations Jessica Grey of RBC, Freshco Retail Maintenance, and Versatil BPI Inc.! TORONTO, ON – June 3, 2022 – CGLCC,…

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Join us for the 2022 International Business and Leadership Conference in Vegas!

The CGLCC, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and Trade Commissioner Services is pleased to organize the third LGBT+ Trade Mission to the USA. 

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Procurement revamp can create greater access for historically marginalized communities

An opinion piece published in The Hill Times highlights the economic value of integrating Supplier Diversity into Federal Procurement strategies.

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Congratulations Kedar & Hydronique Hydration!

CGLCC announces the first winner of the EY Pitch Competition! Congrats Kedar Patil!

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The CGLCC Signs an MOU with the Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce

Following the very successful LGBTQ2 Trade Mission to Tampa, this past August, the CGLCC is pleased to announce that it recently established a Partnership Agreement with the Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce (CFCC).

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2019 LGBT+ Excellence in Business & Leadership Awards – Winners Announced

On Friday May 31st, as part of the 2019 LGBT+ Global Business Summit, the 2019 LGBT+ Excellence in Business & Leadership Awards winners were announced.

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Start Up Canada Day on the Hill 2018

The CGLCC participated in the Start Up Canada Day on the Hill 2018  event in Ottawa on October 18, 2018.  This…

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First-Ever Government-Led LGBTQ2 Trade Mission to the United States was a Great Success!

LGBTQ2-owned businesses that participated in the trade mission called the experience “invaluable” and felt confident that concrete economic benefits will result.

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Annual LGBT+ Supplier Diversity Award Recipients Announced

The Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) this week announced the 2018 winners of its fifth-annual LGBT+ Supplier Diversity Awards

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