March 23, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership kicks off webinar series to support Cape Breton – Unama’ki businesses

In an effort to support Cape Breton – Unama’ki businesses during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Cape Breton Partnership is hosting Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19, a webinar series on topics identified by our business community.  “Last week, we began reaching out to clients and investors to understand their current realities, most pressing concerns and what would be most helpful right now,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “Based on this feedback, we will be hosting a series of webinars with experts on topics we know our businesses need now more than ever.” The first session has… Read more >
March 22, 2020

Message from our President & CEO

The impact of COVID-19 around the world has been unprecedented, and with its arrival here at home, our main priority continues to be the health and wellness of our employees, clients and community.  Our hope is that Cape Bretoners are able to take the necessary precautions and focus on staying healthy and safe at this time. The Cape Breton Partnership focuses on connecting people from any industry or sector to the supports and resources they need to succeed.  We know that right now, this is more important than ever to our business community across the island.  As Cape Breton –… Read more >
March 17, 2020

Cape Breton – Unama’ki Job Expo Series Moving to Online Format

Cape Breton Island, NS – Due to the current global pandemic of COVID-19, the Cape Breton – Unama’ki Job Expo series is undergoing a shift in format. The Cape Breton Partnership, and co-hosts Nova Scotia Works, Cape Breton University, and Nova Scotia Community College, will be moving the planned Job Expo series online, offering employers and job seekers the opportunity to connect virtually. “The Cape Breton Partnership is committed to ensuring the health and safety of Cape Bretoners,” says Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “Though the region is experiencing a period of uncertainty at the… Read more >
March 9, 2020

Nominations Open for Cape Breton Safety Awards

Cape Breton Island, NS - Nominations are now open for the 2020 Safety First in Cape Breton Awards, honouring individuals and businesses who are committed to the advancement of workplace health and safety in Cape Breton – Unama’ki. The 2020 Safety First in Cape Breton Awards are coordinated by the Safety First in Cape Breton Network, an initiative of the Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education. The award categories include recognitions for Young Advocate, Engagement Ally, Outstanding Health & Safety Committee, Small Business… Read more >
March 6, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership introduces Creative Minds: Artists’ Stories

Cape Breton Island, NS - Building on the momentum of a recent Creative Economy Leaders Workshop, the Cape Breton Partnership will be hosting Creative Minds: Artists’ Stories, a four-part event series taking place throughout March and April. Creative Minds: Artists’ Stories is an opportunity to bring together individuals who work, create, and thrive in arts and culture to share their stories and give one another a glimpse into what it means to be an artist in Cape Breton - Unama’ki. Live music and an opportunity to network with the creative sector will round out each evening.  “Opportunities for artists to tell their stories are… Read more >
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