NEWS


May 2, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP HIRES NEW PRESIDENT & CEO

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership announced today that Carla Arsenault is the successful candidate in a recent competition to fill the organization’s role of President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Carla begins her new role as President & CEO immediately and will be responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic action plan to ensure efficient, accurate, and transparent financial and operational management. “The Board is pleased to welcome Carla Arsenault to the position of President & CEO. Her experience working with the organization as the Chief Operating Officer will play a key role as the organization transitions to new… Read more >
April 5, 2018

CAPE BRETON STORYTELLING PROJECT FOR NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED

Cape Breton Island, NS – The storytelling tradition in Cape Breton is a rich and diverse means for sharing history and culture. In the spirit of this tradition, a new project is setting out to share the stories of Cape Bretoners whose stories are sometimes not widely heard – those who were born outside of Canada. Once Upon an Island: Traditional Tales from New Cape Bretoners is a storytelling project that invites new Cape Bretoners to submit traditional stories from around the world. Anyone who lives in Cape Breton and was born outside of Canada is invited to participate –… Read more >
March 13, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST BUSINESS EXPORT CONFERENCE; JEAN CHRÉTIEN TO HEADLINE

Sydney, NS – Business exports have become increasingly important in today’s global market. In recognizing this need, and to meet the growing demand for more information, the Cape Breton Partnership, in a collaborative effort with partners Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Community College, Business Development Bank of Canada, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Louisbourg Seafoods, Pharmacy Wholesale Services Inc. and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, is hosting the upcoming Think Export N.O.W. Conference with keynote speaker, The Right Honorable Jean Chrétien, PC OM CC QC. This event will bring together export related government partners, organizations, and both current/future exporters to… Read more >
February 6, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP BRINGS BACK SAFETY CHAMPIONS AWARDS

(Sydney, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership’s Safety First Cape Breton Network, in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, are pleased to announce the second annual launch of the Safety First in Cape Breton Awards. These Awards are a unique opportunity to recognize safety champions in Cape Breton and will be handed out at the sixth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium on May 15, 2018 at Cape Breton University. The Safety First in Cape Breton Awards honour the employers and employees who are committed to… Read more >
January 19, 2018

LONGTIME CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP PRESIDENT & CEO ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE

(Sydney, Nova Scotia) – The Cape Breton Partnership’s President and CEO for the last 10 years, Keith MacDonald, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role next month. MacDonald has accepted the position as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Municipality of the County of Inverness, which will commence on February 26, 2018. “Keith has been a champion of economic development in not only Cape Breton, but Atlantic Canada. He has successfully managed the Partnership’s broad scope of projects in an environment that possesses unique opportunities and complexities. The Partnership had contributed to the island’s foundation for… Read more >
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