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Navigating support for LGBTQ2+ led businesses

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Navigating support for LGBTQ2+ led businesses

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (PST)

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Join Canadian experts to learn how to find government support for your LGBTQ2+ business & hear about the value of diversity in our economy

About this event

(La version française suit le texte anglais.)


As part of Innovation Canada's Webinar Series, join Canadian experts to learn how to find the right government support for your LGBTQ2+ business and to hear about the value of diversity and inclusion in a robust economy.

Our panel of industry experts will provide insights into their experience and observations growing LGBTQ2+ businesses. Plus, hear from Advisors on how to navigate the government support landscape and learn more about some of the work underway to support LGBTQ2+ entrepreneurs.

A Q&A session with all panelists will wrap up this dynamic and informative discussion.

We’ll welcome:

  • Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce
  • Connie Stacey, President and Founder of Edmonton-based Growing Greener Innovations, and SheEO venture
  • Erin Roach, Executive Director, Diversity Institute, Ryerson University
  • Kusala Jayasuriya, Innovation Advisor with Innovation Canada
  • Christina McDonald, Marketing and Outreach Manager with Innovation Canada


Please note: This session will be conducted largely in English but material and resources will be made available in both official languages and participants are encouraged to ask questions in the official language of their choice.



Explorez le soutien aux entreprises dirigées par des membres de la communauté LGBTQ2+

Dans le cadre de la Série de webinaires d'Innovation Canada, joignez-vous à des experts canadiens pour savoir comment trouver le soutien gouvernemental approprié pour votre entreprise LGBTQ2+ et découvrez la valeur de la diversité et de l’inclusion dans une économie corsée.

Notre panel d'experts du secteur vous fera part de son expérience et de ses observations sur la croissance des entreprises LGBTQ2+. De plus, des conseillers vous expliqueront comment s'y retrouver dans le paysage du soutien gouvernementale et vous en apprendrez davantage sur certaines des initiatives en cours pour soutenir les entrepreneurs LGBTQ2+.

Une séance de questions-réponses avec tous les experts mettra fin à cette discussion dynamique et instructive.

Nous accueillerons :

  • Chambre de commerce LGBT + du Canada
  • Connie Stacey, Présidente et Fondatrice de Growing Greener Innovations, une entreprise de SheEO établie à Edmonton
  • Erin Roach, directrice exécutive, l'Institut de la diversité, Université de Ryerson
  • Kusala Jayasuriya, Conseillère principale en innovation au sein d’Innovation Canada
  • Christina McDonald, Gestionnaire, marketing et relations externes au sein d’Innovation Canada

Veuillez noter que cette séance se déroulera principalement en anglais. Le matériel et les ressources seront toutefois disponibles dans les deux langues officielles, et les participants devraient se sentir à l’aise de poser des questions dans la langue officielle de leur choix.


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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (PST)

Date and time Wed, November 17, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST

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