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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 >
August 9, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Sydney, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is currently seeking nominations from business professionals who are interested in joining their Board of Directors. The Partnership is looking for individuals who are passionate about supporting Cape Breton’s diverse business community and interested in contributing to the future direction of their organization. Nominations will only be accepted from individuals who work for organizations that are Investors with the Cape Breton Partnership. Deadline for nomination submissions is Friday, August 31, 2018. The Cape Breton Partnership brings together people who believe in the power of working together in order to build prosperity in all… Read more >
July 25, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LOOKING TO HONOUR LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS IN FIFTH ANNUAL IMPACT AWARDS

(Sydney, Nova Scotia) – The Cape Breton Partnership is searching for passionate leaders whose initiatives have contributed to the growth of Cape Breton Island’s economic prosperity. The Partnership has released an open call for the Economic Impact Award nominations of local business leaders who have made a substantial influence or contribution to Cape Breton, while advancing our region’s business climate. The Partnership will host the fifth edition of the Economic Impact Awards at their annual Investor Summit Gala Dinner on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands. The Economic Impact Awards honour individuals and organizations from… Read more >
July 16, 2018

DREAMERS WANTED: NEW PROGRAM TO TURN CAPE BRETON BUSINESS DREAMS INTO REALITY

(CAPE BRETON, NS) – Do you dream of starting your own business? Of working for yourself? Of turning your creativity and ingenuity into your job? A new program will help scores of Cape Bretoners do just that. As part of the Creative Island initiative, the Cape Breton Partnership is teaming up with Mashup Lab—a Bridgewater-based organization that supports rural entrepreneurs—to bring the Dream Business Program to Cape Breton, for free, for the first time. Mashup Lab’s Dream Business Program takes ten people and their new business ideas through all the stages of turning their business dreams into a reality. The… Read more >
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