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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 >
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 >
September 12, 2018

NEXTGEN LEADERSHIP SOCIETY SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF CAPE BRETON VITAL AWARDS

(Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia) – The NextGen Leadership Society, in collaboration with the Cape Breton Partnership, is pleased to host the fifth annual Vital Cape Breton Excellence Awards on Friday, November 2, 2018. The Vital Awards are a unique celebration that recognize youth and young professionals between the ages of 16 and 40 who have made significant contributions or impacts to their community, school, or workplace. The Vital Awards also reserve a special category recognizing local employers who show a continued effort to give young people professional work experience and meaningful employment. For the fifth anniversary, the NextGen Leadership… Read more >
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