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February 13, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership & Mashup Lab looking for aspiring entrepreneurs

Great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. That is why the Cape Breton Partnership has partnered up once again with Mashup Lab to offer a Dream Business Program for up and coming entrepreneurs, kicking off Thursday, February 20, 2020.  The Dream Business Program is a six-month program where participants are provided coaching, mentorship, access to business-focused workshops and a start-up kit to help develop ideas into viable businesses.  This is the seventh Dream Business Program cohort for Cape Breton Island and over 60 participants from Cape Breton have graduated from the program.  “We are proud to continue to support this… Read more >
February 12, 2020

Significant investment in Cape Breton Island to help veterans heal

How Cape Breton Cannabis can assist veterans with PTSD 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. Fabian Henry first dove into the cannabis industry in 2013 with the launch of his… Read more >
February 5, 2020

Constructing a community

Eskasoni expands to include new facilities built to help residents celebrate culture and traditions Story by Lynn Morrison, Communications & Marketing Assistant 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. The First Nation community of Eskasoni recently announced various… Read more >
February 3, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership kicks off business advisory series

Small business owners are required to wear a lot of different hats, and there is often a steep learning curve when starting or expanding a business. In an effort to assist Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s small business owners, the Cape Breton Partnership will be offering business advisory sessions on a variety of topics throughout 2020 across the island. The first session on the Basics of Business Accounting took place January 26 in Sydney. Fifteen small business owners from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality attended the session, free of charge. The participants are clients of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Business Planning Advisor, Shannon McNeil.… Read more >
January 29, 2020

Improving care across Cape Breton

Nova Scotia Health Authority embarks on major developments 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. In 2018 the Nova Scotia Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority announced their plan to change… Read more >
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