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July 10, 2019

TOURISM INDUSTRY INVESTMENT TO SUPPORT SHOULDER AND WINTER SEASON GROWTH

Cross-Training and Skills Development Lead to Longer Employment, Increased Income Cape Breton Island, NS - New resources are being made available to Cape Breton’s tourism-focused businesses, to expand employee cross-training and skills development to assist with meeting the demands of visitors who are coming earlier to Cape Breton Island and staying later. The initiative, supported by the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and tourism partners will assist the long-term sustainable health of the tourism economy. The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) and the Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council (NSTHRC) are working with regional industry… Read more >
June 21, 2019

YOUR VOICE MATTERS: TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE NOVA SCOTIA QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY CLOSES

Cape Breton, NS - The Nova Scotia Quality of Life Survey is still active in communities province-wide for two more weeks. While over 10,000 surveys have been completed online and submitted by mail, Engage Nova Scotia expects there are a number of people who have intentions to fill it out and may need an extra prompt. Survey participation closes on July 5, 2019. With this survey, participants are helping to build a more complete picture of what matters to Nova Scotians. In the fall of 2019, a Quality of Life Report will be created for each unique region of the… Read more >
May 8, 2019

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – CAPE BRETON-UNAMA’KI GROWTH PLAN DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT OVERVIEW The Cape Breton Partnership is seeking a consultant to lead the coordination of stakeholder engagement, undertake primary and secondary research, and compile the findings into a draft document of what will become Cape Breton-Unama’ki’s new economic and population growth plan. This plan will build upon the work that has been done across the island and the province over the past number of years to help create a more robust and resilient economy in Cape Breton-Unama’ki based upon collaboration, economic diversification, inclusive innovation-driven entrepreneurship, and talent attraction and retention. The new plan will further coordinate stakeholders and partners and… Read more >
May 8, 2019

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR RURAL HOUSING FOR SEASONAL WORKERS / SEASONAL INDUSTRIES

PROJECT OVERVIEW The Cape Breton Partnership is seeking a consultant to undertake a Feasibility Study of the purchase of surplus trailers from the Muskrat Falls Generating Project in Newfoundland and Labrador and their redeployment as temporary housing for seasonal employees in Cape Breton. The research would be to conduct quality assessment and inventory of available units and conduct a financial analysis of the full costs of relocating these trailers to Cape Breton Island and set on municipal or private land in rural areas facing high shortages of housing for temporary workers. This project would require an environmental scan, an analysis… Read more >
November 1, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST CAPE BRETON • UNAMA’KI IMMIGRATION SUMMIT

(Cape Breton Island, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership will host the Cape Breton • Unama'ki Immigration Summit on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Verschuren Centre, Cape Breton University. The Cape Breton • Unama'ki Immigration Summit will bring together community members, business leaders, newcomers, students, government, and other community stakeholders for a positive dialogue and exchange on immigration in Cape Breton. “Cape Breton’s diverse cultures play an important role in driving our communities and economy forward,” says Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “As Cape Breton Island’s private-sector led economic development organization, the Partnership is… Read more >
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