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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 >
September 4, 2018

READY, SET, EXPORT: EXPORT GROWTH SERVICE HOSTING TOWN HALLS ACROSS THE ISLAND

Cape Breton Island, NS – An initiative of the Cape Breton Partnership will be visiting communities across the Island in September and October to speak with businesses about exporting. Round table discussions will be targeted toward businesses looking to begin exporting as well as experienced exporters who want to enter new markets, identifying and discussing what businesses need for support and readiness during the Export Growth Service Town Hall sessions. The Think Export N.O.W. (Navigating Opportunities Worldwide) - Export Growth Service is a two-year pilot program managed by the Cape Breton Partnership with the goal of having more small and… Read more >
August 23, 2018

CBLIP LAUNCHES SURVEYS SURROUNDING NEWCOMER EXPERIENCES

 (Cape Breton Island, NS) – The Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) has launched two surveys: one for newcomers born outside of Canada now living in Cape Breton and another for the community at large. The CBLIP is interested in learning more about the settlement experience of newcomers and about community priorities, concerns, and attitudes towards immigration in Cape Breton. “These surveys are going to serve as important tools to guide the CBLIP’s activities and strategies as we move forward,” says Carla Arsenault, President and CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “Whether you’re a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, international student,… Read more >
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