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February 26, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership hosts Creative Economy Leaders Workshop

St. Ann’s, Cape Breton Island – Cape Breton – Unama’ki has always been synonymous with culture and creativity, a sector that continues to grow across the country. To foster that growth here at home, the Cape Breton Partnership hosted a two-day Creative Economy Leaders Workshop last week at the Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College in St. Ann’s. “We have a vibrant community of artists and creative organizations that thrive in part because creative practices have always been a part of our culture on the Island,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “The creative sector plays… Read more >
February 25, 2020

Ciad Mile Fàilte! Cape Breton Island welcomes record breaking number of immigrants

Cape Breton, NS – Cape Breton Island’s population is growing! In 2019, Cape Breton – Unama’ki welcomed 385 new permanent residents, surpassing the 2018 total of 270 new permanent residents, and the 2017 total of 195 new permanent residents. “To grow our economy, we must grow our population, and immigration is a key component of that equation,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “To see that in two years we have nearly doubled the Island’s permanent residency admissions is very exciting for us.” Specifically in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, 160 permanent residents were welcomed in 2017.… Read more >
February 21, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership’s Export Growth Service; helping businesses grow through export

Cape Breton Island, NS - Cape Breton - Unama’ki is home to companies who produce world-class products and services, and the Cape Breton Partnership’s Export Growth Service is committed to connecting those companies with the knowledge and resources they need to sell their products and services around the world. The Export Growth Service works with small and medium-sized Cape Breton companies with a focus on three things: meeting with companies to assess their export needs and develop an export plan; providing navigation and guidance for existing export-related services and programs; and hosting workshops, training sessions and an annual export conference.… Read more >
February 20, 2020

Employers and Jobseekers invited to participate in Cape Breton Job Expo Series

Cape Breton Island, NS – Calling all jobseekers and employers with job vacancies! The Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Works, Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia Community College, and the Municipalities of the Counties of Inverness and Victoria, are hosting a series of job expos in Inverness, Sydney, and St. Ann’s for both seasonal and full-time employment opportunities. The job expo series will provide hundreds of jobseekers the opportunity to meet with over 30 employers Island-wide. Employment and economic development service providers will also be on site for employers and jobseekers to discuss opportunities and resources that can… Read more >
February 19, 2020

NSCC to build destination campus

Rejuvenation of Marconi Campus plans to bring new life to downtown Sydney Story by Kathleen MacLeod, Elevate Magazine Editor This article is an excerpt from the latest issue of Elevate Magazine, 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. To view the archive of previous editions of Elevate Magazine and to stay up to date on Cape Breton’s growing business community, click here. Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) Marconi Campus will soon have a new,… Read more >
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