(Toronto, ON) May 14, 2024 –  A team of Enactus students from Wilfrid Laurier University tackled Northern Indigenous housing insecurity through future-proof housing that involved all levels of the community in design and implementation. 

Enactus Wilfrid Laurier University and their project, Kuponya Innovations was awarded the 2024 CWB Best Project Accelerator Award today at the Enactus Canada National Exposition Opening Ceremony. 

The 2024 CWB Best Project tackled Northern Indigenous Housing through future-proof housing that involved all levels of the community in design and implementation. 

“Congratulations to Wilfrid Laurier University Enactus students for their work on Kuponya Innovations and being named the Inaugural CWB Indigenous Inclusion Project Accelerator Best Project Award winners,” said Canadian Western Bank.  

The CWB Indigenous Inclusion Project Accelerator is designed to empower Enactus teams with the resources needed to identify, create, and deliver projects that promote the social and economic inclusion of Indigenous peoples and/or entrepreneurs. 

The Enactus Canada National Exposition is an annual three-day event that unites hundreds of delegates including the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals, and top Canadian CEOs to enable progress by supporting entrepreneurial action through competition, recognition and education. 

For more information about the event, competition updates, and results, visit enactus.ca/events/national-exposition. 



Enactus Canada is a registered Canadian charity providing programs to inspire post-secondary students to initiate and operate socially and environmentally positive enterprises. Currently, more than 2000 students on 75 campuses across Canada are engaged in Enactus projects dedicated to improving the quality life for people in their communities, across Canada and around the world.   

For more information, visit enactus.ca.  

ABOUT CWB Financial Group: 

CWB Financial Group is a diversified financial services organization providing specialized services in banking, trust and wealth management. Since 1984, we’ve grown from a single branch operating in Edmonton, Alberta, to a western-based, federally regulated financial institution with a national presence. 

Whether you need expert advice and specialized financial services for your business banking, personal banking or wealth management – CWB has everything you need.  

For more information, visit cwbank.com. 

Media Inquiries:
Tyler Maddigan
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Enactus Canada
tyler@enactus.ca | 709.725.8931