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July 2, 2021

Winners Announced for the second Island-wide Pitch Competition: Hire Me Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island, NS – The votes are in and the Cape Breton Hire Me Pitch Competition is excited to announce the 2021 top three winners. The winners are: First Place – Joe Townsend. Joe will receive $1,000 cash, his own 30-second radio advertisement and a one-on-one session with a Career Expert. Watch his pitch here.Second Place - Jamie Li. Jamie will receive $300 cash and a one-on-one session with a Career Expert. Watch his pitch here.Third Place - Alika Soni. Alika will receive $200 cash and a session with a Career Expert. Watch her pitch here. The Competition opened… Read more >
July 2, 2021

Cape Breton Healthcare Groups Launch Cape Breton Landlord Housing List to Help Newcomer Healthcare Professionals Find Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with Cape Breton South Recruiting for Health (CBSRH) and the recently formed Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Community Health Recruitment & Retention Committee have created an electronic mailing list for landlords to subscribe to, and support the attraction, recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals in Cape Breton - Unama’ki. Landlords, real estate agents and others with properties to offer are encouraged to sign-up to be contacted when a Healthcare Navigator is seeking housing for a healthcare professional. “This is the first collaboration between the two committees, and… Read more >
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 >
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