Elevate is the Cape Breton Partnership’s business magazine that was created to bring a fresh perspective to local business success stories. Elevate highlights stories from small start-ups to organizations that employ hundreds of Cape Bretoners. With each edition of Elevate, readers from near and far are able to see that Cape Breton is truly open for business, while also showcasing the unique and highly-sought after lifestyle built by the spirited people that live in the communities across the island.

Visit the Elevate Blog to view the archive of previous editions of the magazine and to stay up to date on Cape Breton’s growing business community.

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The Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN) is a collaborative effort between the Province of Nova Scotia through the Department of Municipal Affairs and the Municipalities of Inverness, Richmond, and Victoria Counties. The Cape Breton REN activities are delivered by the Cape Breton Partnership with oversight from a private sector Board of Directors. The CBREN’s area of focus include regional economic development, championing business growth, leveraging local knowledge, and overseeing the management of the Land and Asset Database. The primary goal of the CBREN is to support the development and attraction of new businesses, and the retention and expansion of existing business.

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The Prosperity Framework is Cape Breton’s multi-sector economic development strategy. The Framework’s success has been built on leveraging the resources, expertise, and capabilities of the region’s business community, infrastructure, public sector, not-for-profit organizations, and the labour force. With the guidance and support from local leaders, the Framework has provided a set of common priorities for the region that focus on helping businesses, public agencies, volunteer groups, and communities focus their investment and effort in order to make a positive difference for Cape Breton’s economy.

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The Cape Breton Partnership will increase economic prosperity throughout the region through private sector leadership.

Upcoming Events
Investor Summit 2018

The Cape Breton Partnership will host the annual Investor Summit on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands in Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton. The Partnership's Investor Summit brings…

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Off the Clock Networking

A night of networking great food, & good company.

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Careers in Cape Breton
CBREN Special Events Intern (Summer Student)

Position: Regional Enterprise Network Special Events Intern (Victoria County & Richmond or Inverness County)   The Cape Breton Partnership was formed in 2004 with an aim of instilling ownership, confidence and pride to enhance prosperity in Cape Breton.  The Partnership is dedicated to developing a united approach to addressing economic issues and growth opportunities within the region, while also encouraging…

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CBREN Business Planning Advisor

Purpose The Cape Breton Partnership is looking for a driven multi-talented person to fill the role of Business Planning Advisor for the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN). You will produce high quality work while working in a fast-paced environment.   Duties & Responsibilities Identifying current and potential businesses requiring support for business planning. Work with partner organizations to present…

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Economic Development Officer – Inverness County

Purpose The Cape Breton Partnership is looking for a driven multi-talented person to fill a dynamic and evolving role. As Economic Development Officer for Inverness County you will contribute to the Partnership’s team effort by supporting the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN) activities of the Partnership. You will produce high quality work while working in a fast-paced environment.  …

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