June 8, 2021

Nova Scotia’s Regional Enterprise Networks and Chambers of Commerce tapped to roll-out Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Rapid Screening Consortium to workplaces across the province

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS –The Cape Breton Partnership and Cape Breton’s two Regional Enterprise Networks, have partnered with the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce to roll-out the Creative Destruction Labs (CDL) Rapid Testing Consortium in Cape Breton-Unama’ki, a program being administered across the country by CDL and both provincial and federal governments. The initiative is aimed at providing workplaces with self-administered testing kits for their employees in an effort to help identify and stop the spread of COVID-19, while keeping the workforce safe. “Finding ways to adapt our businesses to living… Read more >
June 8, 2021

Hire Me Cape Breton the ultimate Island-wide pitch competition is back!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership’s Hire Me Cape Breton Island-wide pitch competition is back for the second year, with a new and exciting twist! “This year, we are excited to partner with Hot 101.9 and a Career Consultant to offer the winner an even bigger competitive edge to help them in their search for landing their dream job,” said Robyn Lee Seale, Program Coordinator, Cape Breton Connector Program. This year, the winner will take home $1,000 in cash, a one-on-one mentorship session with a career consultant and an opportunity to air a 30-second… Read more >
June 7, 2021

Announcing the 2021 Safety First in Cape Breton Awards Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is pleased to announce, together with our partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and WCB Nova Scotia, the recipients of the eighth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Awards. The recipients were recognized at the virtual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium on June 3. Recipients of the 2021 Safety First in Cape Breton Awards include WINMAR Cape Breton (Outstanding Health & Safety Committee Award) in Lennox Passage and Landry Brothers Limited (Small Business Trailblazer Award) in Louisdale. “Due to the restrictions presented by COVID-19, this year’s symposium was… Read more >
May 13, 2021

Cape Breton Job Board Available for All Job Seekers and Employers – Island-Wide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sydney, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to announce new features in the recently launched Cape Breton Job Board. This tool is the first job board of its kind, made specifically for Cape Breton job-seekers and employers. The Job Board aims to support Cape Breton job-seekers and employers in their search to find the best-suited job opportunities and candidates on the Island and will help shape the future landscape of employment in in Cape Breton - Unama’ki.  “In August of 2020, the Cape Breton Job Board was officially launched,” said Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership… Read more >
May 6, 2021

Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership Releases Report on Community Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton, N.S. – The Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) has released a report of findings from its recent community consultation regarding gaps and opportunities related to newcomer settlement in Cape Breton-Unama’ki. The CBLIP, a collaborative, community initiative designed to foster welcoming and inclusive communities, engages both newcomers and the broader Cape Breton community in an in-depth consultation every second year. In January and February of this year, the CBLIP reached out to newcomers and the community at large through surveys, interviews, and focus group discussions. More than 300 participated.   “We learned a great deal through this… Read more >
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