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September 9, 2021

2021 Safety First in Cape Breton Award Recipients presented awards in-person

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *Please note, photos follow on page 2. (Richmond County, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with our partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was pleased to recognize two industry recipients of the eighth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Awards at two small in-person ceremonies which took place in late August. The Safety First in Cape Breton Committee is pleased to offer its congratulations to Landry Brothers Limited in Louisdale who took home the Small Business Trailblazer Award, and to WINMAR Cape Breton in Lennox Passage… Read more >
September 7, 2021

Cape Breton Partnership seeks nominations for Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS -The Cape Breton Partnership is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted until Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4 p.m.  To apply, visit https://bit.ly/CBPartnership-Board-Nomination-2021. The Cape Breton Partnership is Cape Breton - Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our Island as a great place to live and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. Central to its governance is a skills-based Board of Directors that… Read more >
August 10, 2021

Applications Now Open for Cape Breton Farmers’ Market “Pop-up Bistro”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sydney, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, is excited to introduce the “Pop-up Bistro”, a new initiative that will offer food and beverage vendors the opportunity to participate in the weekly Saturday Market’s food-court area and make their tasty creations available to market-goers. “We are excited to partner on this initiative and give local vendors in the food and beverage industry a chance to connect with their community, while promoting and marketing their business in a new and different way,” said Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton… Read more >
July 16, 2021

Reimagine. Rebuild. Revive. Cape Breton Partnership launches local infrastructure-focused campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, N.S. - As a number of major public infrastructure projects get underway in Cape Breton, the Cape Breton Partnership is proud to be launching the Building Tomorrow campaign. Developed in collaboration with partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, and more, the campaign aims to recognize, celebrate, and inform local infrastructure developments on the Island. Ongoing and upcoming major public projects include the NSCC Marconi Campus relocation, expansions of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, New Waterford Community Hub, Northside Health Complex, and Glace Bay Hospital. “The Province… Read more >
July 14, 2021

Reducing red tape regulatory modernization survey for Cape Breton business owners

Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with the five municipalities in Cape Breton (Cape Breton Regional Municipality, the Counties of Inverness, Richmond and Victoria, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury) are asking businesses to fill out a survey about the impact of municipal red tape with the goal of reducing it, including by aligning municipal regulations where it makes sense. “Municipalities across Cape Breton are working together to make it easier to do business in Cape Breton, whether that’s by modernizing bylaws, providing a one-stop shop for event planners or through our ambitious Regional Land Use… Read more >
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