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June 20, 2018

RICHMOND COUNTY HOSTS DELEGATION FROM VIETNAM

Originally posted by Jake Boudrot of the Port Hawkesbury Reporter. ARICHAT: Municipal officials reported a very productive visit with a delegation from Vietnam. The Cape Breton Partnership hosted a group of representatives from the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN) for a technical mission as part of the Partnerships for Municipal Innovation: Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) project. Before departing for home, the Vietnamese delegation visited the Dundee Resort and Golf Club on June 11, then the Richmond County municipal office in Arichat on June 12. Click here to read the original post. Read more >
June 12, 2018

SETTLEMENT – IMMIGRATION FRANCPHONE DE LA NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE – ISLAND INSIDER NEWSLETTER

Immigration francophone de la Nouvelle-Écosse, un des projets de la FANE, Fédération Acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse, offre des services d’accueil, d’établissement, d’intégration et de sensibilisation aux immigrants d’expression française. Nos services sont en ligne, gratuits et sur place ! SERVICES AVANT-ARRIVÉE Établissement • Évaluation des besoins • Plan d’établissement pour le Programme Pilote en Immigration au Canada Atlantique • Sessions d’information et d’orientation • Référence et suivi individuel pré-arrivée Connexion communautaire • Découverte des services de la collectivité • Activités de mentorat ou de soutien • Information sur l’Acadie, la francophonie de l’Atlantique Aide à la recherche d’emploi • Évaluation… Read more >
June 12, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP OFFERING SUCCESSION WORKSHOP

Originally posted by the Cape Breton Post. SYDNEY — The Cape Breton Partnership is hosting a three-hour workshop for employers and entrepreneurs to understand the need for succession planning. It is being presented by Grant Thornton. The session will be held 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Sydney on June 19. Topics will include succession planning 101, how to properly assess your operation, the selling process, the steps and what to expect, increasing the value of your business, as well as tax implications, selling shares or assets and capital gains exemptions. Registration is available through https://cbpsuccessionplanningworkshop.eventbrite.ca. Seats are limited. The cost… Read more >
June 8, 2018

VIETNAMESE DELEGATION IN CAPE BRETON

Originally posted by the Cape Breton Post. SYDNEY, N.S. Representatives of the Association of Cities of Vietnam are in the Sydney area visiting and touring with local organizations. The Vietnamese group is in Cape Breton until Tuesday on a capacity-building technical mission as part of the Partners for Municipal Innovation — Local Economic Development project, an initiative of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and Global Affairs Canada. They are hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership. Among the stops being made by the visiting Vietnamese delegates is a tour of the Membertou Heritage Park, a five-acre site offering a living history of… Read more >
June 4, 2018

NEW FEDERAL FUNDING WILL HELP IMPROVE WOMEN’S ECONOMIC SECURITY IN CAPE BRETON

Originally posted by Newswire. SYDNEY, NS, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life. By investing in projects that improve women's economic security, we are helping to ensure that women, their families and communities can prosper. Women continue to be disproportionately affected by economic insecurity. In 2015, women in Canada earned just 87 cents for every dollar earned by men. They are also much more likely to work on a part-time basis, making up 76% of all part-time workers, with 25% of women reporting… Read more >
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