NEWS


June 22, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE – CREATIVE ISLAND

(CAPE BRETON, NS) – On Thursday, June 21st community members, business leaders, and government officials convened at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck for an Innovation Ceilidh celebrating the Province of Nova Scotia’s investment in growing our economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. Hosted by the Government of Nova Scotia with support from collaborative partners including the Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University, the Halifax Partnership, Dalhousie University, and the Nova Scotia Community College, the Innovation Ceilidh showcased how Nova Scotia is emerging as one the most vibrant places for innovation in North America. As part of the… Read more >
June 6, 2018

VIETNAMESE DELEGATES, CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP VISIT MEMBERTOU AND CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY

Cape Breton, NS – Hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership, representatives of the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN) will be in the Sydney area on June 6, visiting and touring with local organizations. The ACVN is in Cape Breton from June 5 to 12 on a capacity-building technical mission as part of the Partners for Municipal Innovation – Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) project, an initiative of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Global Affairs Canada. The visiting Vietnamese delegates will attend a tour of the Membertou Heritage Park, a five-acre site offering a living history of the people of… Read more >
May 31, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST VIETNAMESE DELEGATES

Cape Breton, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership will be hosting a group of representatives from the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN) for a technical mission as part of the Partnerships for Municipal Innovation: Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) project. The Cape Breton Partnership, through the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN), and the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities, entered into a four-year partnership with the ACVN in 2017 to develop capacity within their organization, foster prosperity, attract investment, and create business opportunities. The first three missions took place in 2017 and 2018 and saw representatives from participating organizations in… Read more >
May 25, 2018

LOCAL IMMIGRATION PARTNERSHIP HOLDING ISLAND-WIDE COMMUNITY SESSIONS

Cape Breton Island, NS – An initiative of the Cape Breton Partnership is holding a series of dynamic community engagement sessions across Cape Breton Island from May 12 to July 18, aimed at gathering community input on how Cape Breton welcomes and includes newcomers, how to capitalize on current strengths and opportunities, and identify areas where we can make improvements. The Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP), administered by the Cape Breton Partnership, works to improve integration outcomes for newcomers in Cape Breton by fostering welcoming and inclusive communities. The CBLIP is led by an advisory council representing thirty organizations… Read more >
May 23, 2018

DAVID C. DINGWALL HIGHLIGHTS EARLY DAYS AS CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY’S NEW PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is collaborating with Cape Breton University’s (CBU) new President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, to present “Dingwall – The Early Days at CBU” on Monday, May 28, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. This event will highlight Dingwall’s early days of his term and speak about CBU’s role in prosperity for Cape Breton Island. “As a key driver of economic, social, and cultural activity, CBU is critical to the future prosperity of Cape Breton Island. Its reach extends across the region, positively impacting communities in all four counties of Cape Breton,” says… Read more >
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