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 is leading the development of an island-wide innovation plan. Working in collaboration with post-secondary, private sector, community, and government partners, the plan will build upon Cape Breton’s unique strengths to make Cape Breton’s innovation system one of the best, and most supportive, in the world. As part of this plan, the Partnership will be working with…

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