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July 5, 2017

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP, UNSM PARTNER WITH VIETNAMESE ASSOCIATION THROUGH FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROGRAM

Cape Breton delegation has returned from first mission to Vietnam SYDNEY – Officials from the Cape Breton Partnership and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities will be providing their expertise to counterparts in Vietnam over the next four years as part of an initiative implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada. The national program, Partnerships for Municipal Innovation: Local Economic Development (PMI-LED), seeks to increase sustainable economic growth by strengthening the capacity of municipal governments in several overseas countries - Mali, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bolivia and Nicaragua. Through this program,… Read more >
May 29, 2017

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP HIRES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership announced today that Carla Arsenault is the successful candidate in a recent competition for the organization’s new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will oversee all of the Partnership’s varied operations and projects across the island, while based at the new Sydney office at 285 Alexandra Street. The COO’s primary objective is to ensure that the Partnership’s activities align with the organization’s strategic direction as stipulated by the President and CEO, Board of Directors, and Investors. Additionally, the COO will implement business plans, manage core activities for the… Read more >
May 18, 2017

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP GROWTH TAKES THEM TO NEW LOCATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership has recently moved from their longtime office at the 275 Charlotte Street location, to 285 Alexandra Street in Sydney. Over the last number of years, the Partnership has expanded its operations and the number of ongoing projects that support economic growth across Cape Breton and Mulgrave. With the addition of new activities and initiatives, the Partnership decided that more space was necessary to accommodate its growing staff and technology requirements. “Our former Charlotte Street location was the ideal launching centre for the Cape Breton Partnership. Over the last decade though… Read more >
May 4, 2017

SAFETY CHAMPIONS HONOURED AT FIFTH ANNUAL SAFETY FIRST IN CAPE BRETON SYMPOSIUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership alongside their partners, the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia are pleased to recognize five industry champions for the first installment of the Safety First in Cape Breton Awards. Due to be handed out at the fifth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Cape Breton University, the Partnership is proud to recognize these individuals and organizations who have shown a dedicated effort to the advancement of effective workplace health and safety policies and… Read more >
April 5, 2017

FIFTH ANNUAL SAFETY FIRST SYMPOSIUM AIMS TO SUPPORT LOCAL SAFETY CULTURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Sydney, Nova Scotia) – On Friday, May 5, 2017 the Cape Breton Partnership will host the fifth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium at Cape Breton University. As a prelude to North American Occupational Health and Safety Week the Cape Breton Partnership in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, will bring together safety professionals, business owners, front line workers, and employees from a diverse range of sectors from across Cape Breton and Mulgrave. The Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium will engage attendees… Read more >
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