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January 16, 2020

New Micro-Loan Pilot Program to Benefit Cape Breton – Unama’ki Female Entrepreneurs

Cape Breton, NS - New businesses create new employment opportunities; and both directly benefit the Cape Breton – Unama’ki economy.  That is why the Cape Breton Partnership and Sydney Credit Union have joined together to offer a new and exciting pilot micro-lending program for female entrepreneurs. Under the Micro-Loan Pilot Program, female entrepreneurs from across Cape Breton – Unama’ki will be eligible to apply for a loan of up to $10,000.  The pilot began today, January 16, 2020 and will run for three months or until the program funds of $100,000 provided by the Sydney Credit Union are allocated.  “Sydney… Read more >
January 10, 2020

World Renowned, Year-Round

Welcoming four seasons of tourism to Cape Breton Island 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. Cape Breton Island is a world-renowned tourism destination. Voted Best Island two years in a row by… Read more >
December 20, 2019

ELEVATE MAGAZINE – DECEMBER 2019

World Renowned, Year-Round Welcoming four seasons of tourism to Cape Breton Island. Read this cover story and much more in our Winter edition of Elevate Magazine. Read more >
December 2, 2019

CHETICAMP HOUSING SURVEY RESULTS TO BE SHARED AT UPCOMING COMMUNITY SESSION

(Cape Breton, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership and the Municipality of the County of Inverness have compiled the results from the Chéticamp Housing Survey circulated in September, and will be sharing the results at a community session at 6:30 p.m. on December 10 at the  Chéticamp Firehall. The survey was designed to collect data on the area’s housing and rental market, focusing on both current residents and people who may be interested in moving to the Acadian fishing village or the surrounding area. The survey asked a number of questions about housing style preferences, necessary senior housing specifications, demographic… Read more >
November 22, 2019

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES WWW.ENTREPRENEURCB.COM TO HELP ENTREPRENEURS IN EVERY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT

(Cape Breton, NS) – Do you have a business idea? Do you want to start a business? Do you want to grow your business? If you answered yes to any one of those questions, the Cape Breton Partnership invites you to visit www.entrepreneurcb.com, a newly launched one-stop shop for Cape Breton entrepreneurs. “As Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization, one of our jobs is to support Cape Breton companies and entrepreneurs by connecting them with the resources they need to succeed,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “Entrepreneurs using this website will find the… Read more >
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