PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise provides programs and services to women across Northern Ontario who are ready to start, grow or build new opportunities. Learn more... “You may be surprised to discover that ‘one of the leading business centres for women in the entire country’ is located in Thunder Bay. It is a non-profit organization called PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise”
~ Canadian Newcomers Magazine, December 2010
‘One of the strongest peer lenders of small business loans in North America.’
~ Northern Ontario Business, 5 Northern Leaders, June 2011
PARO has a long history of working together with community partners and businesses to develop new economic opportunities both in Thunder Bay and across the North.
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Register here for
"Inspiring Change" Event coordinated by Women in Politics and the national Federation of Canadian Municipalities "Women's Committee"
March 8th, 2014 Cost: $15
Connect your Co-op. Build the movementMarch 20th, 2014 * 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
- Starting and growing Co-op
- Communicating our difference
- Connecting co-ops to classrooms
- Advocating for our movement
- Building strategic networks and partnerships
Award Winners 2012