The Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC) is set to receive up to $692,000 over the next four years, as part of a push by the federal government to support women entrepreneurs.

The investment is part of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) — a $2 billion fund that “seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025,” according to a media release.

WEEDC is one of nine organizations across Ontario receiving funding, as part of the WES Ecosystem Fund.

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