Posted by on November 20, 2019

Listuguj Mi’gmaq entrepreneur joins community of Canada’s most influential women leaders

Victoria Labillois

Victoria Labillois

Listuguj, Gespe’gewa’gi (November 21, 2019) – We are pleased to announce Victoria Labillois, owner/President of Wejipeg Excavation Inc. and co-owner/President of Wejuseg Construction Inc, has been named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2019 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner, presented by KPMG. 

The list of Top 100 Winners was released today, paying tribute to the outstanding women across Canada who advocate for diversity in the workforce and inspire the next generation of leaders.

“We are celebrating 110 of Canada’s highest achieving women in fields ranging from arts and entertainment to sports and science,” said Sherri Stevens, CEO of WXN.  

“All 110 winners exemplify power not through their standing or abilities, but rather through how they inspire, champion and empower others – which is why it’s very important to recognize and celebrate their great achievements,” Mrs. Stevens concluded.

The Top 100 Awards span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with the initial candidates selected by WXN’s Diversity Council. The final vetting process for the 2019 Top 100 Award Winners was completed by WXN’s 2018-2019 Diversity Champions.

Past Award Winners includes Canada’s most iconic women trailblazers: Margaret Atwood, best-selling author, Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut, Arlene Dickinson, chief executive officer, Venture Communications, Christine Magee, president, Sleep Country Canada, Michaëlle Jean, former governor general of Canada, Heather Reisman, founder and CEO, Indigo Books & Music, and Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada.

To mark this year’s awards, WXN is hosting an Awards Gala on November 21 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. More than 1,400 senior professionals will attend.

For a full list of winners, please visit


For more information, please contact

For WXN information: Lee Deline at or 226-972-8458.

About the Women’s Executive Network (WXN)

Women’s Executive Network (WXN), a member-based organization, exists for the advancement, development and recognition of professional women in Canada. WXN delivers this advancement through training, events, mentoring, networking, and award and recognition programs for members and partners. At WXN, equity, inclusion and the advancement of professional women make industry stronger and society better. Their passion is 100% centered on empowering women and creating positive social change. WXN currently operates in Canada and Ireland.

For media inquiries or to arrange an interview with Victoria Labillois or Sherri Stevens of WXN, please contact: 


Victoria Labillois

Tel.: (418) 788-2506

Fax: (418) 788-2447


Lee Deline

Director, Marketing & Communications, WXN

519-421-9556 ext. 216

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