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March 16, 2018

FORMER PM WILL TALK EXPORTS AT MEMBERTOU CONFERENCE

Originally posted and published by the Cape Breton Post. The full-day conference will bring together export-related government partners, organizations, and both current and future exporters to address the barriers of exporting products and services to national and international markets. The Think Export NOW (Navigating Opportunities Worldwide) conference is being held on Tuesday at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. The agenda includes various presentations, roundtable discussions, networking activities and interactive panels. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions of Chrétien following his luncheon keynote address. “This event will offer business owners and employees a unique opportunity to hear directly… Read more >
March 16, 2018

FORMER PM CHRETIEN TO SPEAK AT C.B.’S THINK EXPORT NOW CONFERENCE

Originally posted and published by the Chronicle Herald. Former prime minister Jean Chrétien will be the guest speaker at the Think Export NOW conference at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre on Tuesday. The full-day conference will bring together export-related government partners, organizations, and both current and future exporters to address the barriers of exporting products and services to national and international markets. The agenda includes various presentations, roundtable discussions, networking activities and interactive panels. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions of Chrétien following his luncheon keynote address. “This event will offer business owners and employees a unique… Read more >
February 14, 2018

ORGANIZERS SAY GLACE BAY BUSINESS DAY JUST “A BEGINNING”

Originally posted and published by Sharon Montgomery-Dupe of the Cape Breton Post. GLACE BAY, N.S. Billy He is attending school in Cape Breton but he is also interested in making the island his home. “We see a lot of options here for business in Cape Breton,” he said. “My plan is to open a restaurant after I graduate. I want to do it in Cape Breton since I’ve been living here for four years. Maybe like a Chinese buffet because I don’t see a lot of buffet places around here.” The Cape Breton University business student and his girlfriend Jean Kong… Read more >
January 23, 2018

CAPE BRETON STORE TO HIRE GLOBALLY AFTER SEEING CONTINUED INTEREST IN LAND OFFER

Originally posted and published by CTV News. Applications continue to pour in for a small Cape Breton business offering free land with a rustic backdrop for labour. .. The owners say due to the large number of applications coming in from across the globe, they’ve received help from the Cape Breton Partnership in Sydney. Keith MacDonald from the partnership says the store has interns and students sift through emails from people interested in living or working in the area. Click here to read the story. Read more >
January 12, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

Originally posted and published by Chris Shannon of the Cape Breton Post. Networking opportunity will include explanation of new programs. SYDNEY, N.S. - The Cape Breton Partnership is holding an open house at its new office on Alexandra Street next week. The business-led organization, which receives government program funding, moved from its Charlotte Street location in June. More space was required to suit its growing office staff from just a handful a few years ago to 16 employees based in Sydney. Another five employees work out of office space in Victoria, Richmond and Inverness counties. Most of the jobs are contract… Read more >
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