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June 10, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host Export Logistics and Shipping for Local Businesses Webinar

Cape Breton Island, NS – Due to the effects of COVID-19 around the world, exporting has never been more relevant for Cape Breton companies. As a result, the Cape Breton Partnership is hosting a webinar, Export Logistics and Shipping for Local Businesses on June 22. This free one-hour online session will explore topics such as shipping options, pricing strategies, packaging, required paperwork, and assistance support programs. In addition, participants will receive a free digital copy of the Cape Breton Transportation Logistics Guide, recently created by students and staff from the Nova Scotia Community College Marconi campus to provide general guidance… Read more >
June 8, 2020

Adulting 101 Webinar Series Continues with “It’s a Balancing Act”

The Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University Alumni Association, and Cape Breton Connector Program’s Adulting 101 webinar series is continuing on June 11 with its second session, It’s a Balancing Act. The Adulting 101 series aims to share advice and life skills with new grads, young alumni, and other aspiring job-seekers. It’s a Balancing Act will feature industry professionals discussing the importance of maintaining both physical and mental wellbeing while balancing personal/professional responsibilities and activities. Details for Adulting 101: It’s a Balancing Act are below: Presenters:Harman Singh, CEO, Breton Ability CentreDeano Morley, Head Coach, CBU Men’s Capers SoccerDate & Time:… Read more >
June 5, 2020

Reopening Cape Breton’s Economy: A Guide for Cape Breton Businesses & Organizations

As Nova Scotia’s economy begins to reopen today, several Cape Breton businesses and organizations are preparing to reopen their doors with the health and safety of employees, customers and clients top of mind. In an effort to support the Cape Breton business community, the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, and the Sydney Downtown Development Association collaboratively developed Reopening Cape Breton's Economy: A Guide for Businesses & Organizations. The document includes a clearly defined and detailed approach for businesses and organizations to safely reopen, checklists, resources and relevant contact information to assist with… Read more >
June 2, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host webinar session, Reopening Cape Breton with Nova Scotia’s Safety Branch

As part of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 webinar series, the next session is scheduled for Friday, June 5, 2020. Reopening Cape Breton with Nova Scotia’s Safety Branch session will discuss the role of the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education’s Safety Branch, how the Public Health direction helps guide the reopening of businesses, and what businesses need to think about as they develop their plans to reopen.  Webinar details are below: Topic: Reopening Cape Breton with Nova Scotia’s Safety BranchSubject matter expert:Christine Penney, Senior Executive Director, Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced… Read more >
June 1, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership and CBU Alumni Association Launch Adulting 101 Series

The Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University Alumni Association, and Cape Breton Connector Program are partnering to offer Adulting 101, a webinar series aiming to share advice and life skills with new grads, young alumni, and other aspiring job-seekers. “We’re excited to partner with CBU Alumni and the Connector program to offer this new webinar series,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “One of our roles is to attract and retain talent for Cape Breton companies, so this a great opportunity to support new grads and job seekers in the hopes of keeping them here at home.”… Read more >
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