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September 16, 2019

ANNUAL INVESTOR SUMMIT KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MANDY RENNEHAN BLUE-COLLAR CEO™

Canada's Most Admired CEO ✓ Women of Influence - Top 25 ✓ Atlantic Business Magazine Top CEO ✓ Recipient of RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards – Momentum Award ✓ Member of a Federal advisory committee to promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada ✓ This is Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™. The Cape Breton Partnership is pleased to announce that Mandy Rennehan will be this year’s keynote speaker during the annual Investor Summit on October 10, 2019 at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands. “We are thrilled to have Mandy be a part of this year’s Investor Summit,” says Carla… Read more >
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 >
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 >
October 3, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZES BUSINESS LEADERS WITH 2018 IMPACT AWARDS

(Sydney, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is proud to announce the recipients of the fifth annual Economic Impact Awards. The Awards, sponsored by Atlantic Lottery Corporation and Bear Head LNG, annually recognize individuals and organizations who have demonstrated superior leadership in Cape Breton’s business community. The Partnership will present the Awards during its annual Investor Summit Gala Dinner at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands on October 4. The 2018 Economic Impact Award recipients, each with long histories of economic and community leadership in Cape Breton, include: The Late Brian Samson, founding-partner of Premium Seafoods Ltd.; The Inverary Resort,… Read more >
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