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December 14, 2020

2020 VITAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED – VIRTUALLY

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with the NextGen Unama’ki Leadership Society, is pleased to announce the Vital Award Winners for 2020. The seventh annual Vital Cape Breton Excellence Awards was held virtually on Sunday December 13, 2020 and more than 130 tuned in to watch live. The seventh annual Vital Awards celebrated individuals between the ages of 16 – 40 who have made a significant impact in their community or workplace. The Awards also honour employers who recognize the importance of giving youth and young professionals meaningful work experience. The winners were as follows: Vital Excellence… Read more >
December 9, 2020

VITAL AWARD WINNERS SET TO TAKE THE VIRTUAL SPOTLIGHT

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with the NextGen Unama’ki Leadership Society, is pleased to present the seventh annual Vital Cape Breton Excellence Awards on Sunday December 13, 2020, but this year will be celebrated virtually. The Vital Awards celebrate individuals between the ages of 16 – 40 who have made a significant impact in their community or workplace. The Awards also honour employers who recognize the importance of giving youth and young professionals meaningful work experience. After receiving numerous nominations, the winners for each category for the 2020 Vital Awards will be announced live on Facebook… Read more >
November 25, 2020

Winners Announced for Connector Program’s Island-wide Pitch Competition: Hire Me Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island, NS – After a week-long online voting period, the Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program has announced the top 3 winners for the Hire Me Cape Breton Pitch Competition that showcases the Island’s top talent.  The top 3 winners are Tham Le in third place winning $200, Chandrayog Yadav in second place winning $300, and Ayha El-Darahali who has won the top prize of $1,000.    The top six pitches were chosen by a selection committee of local professionals and were then voted on by the public. The online voting portion of the contest opened on November 16,2020… Read more >
November 17, 2020

Voting Opens for Connector Program’s Island-wide Pitch Competition: Hire Me Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island, NS – After an overwhelming response for submissions, the Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program has chosen six finalists for the Hire Me Cape Breton Pitch Competition that showcases Cape Breton Island’s top talent. Originally intended for five finalists, the high-quality submissions inspired the selection panel to choose six individuals to advance to the final round of the competition. The top six pitches have been chosen by a selection committee of local professionals. Starting November 16th, the contest is now in its final phase and voting is open to the public to choose who will win the top… Read more >
November 4, 2020

President David Dingwall to Headline Luncheon and Presentation for New Centre

Cape Breton Island – Following Cape Breton University’s announced plans for the Centre for Discovery and Innovation, President David Dingwall will headline a luncheon and presentation on November 12. Hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership and Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Our Island. Our Future: A Lunch with President Dingwall will explore details about the Centre for Discovery and Innovation and the ways in which residents and the business community can help to create a prosperous future for Cape Breton Island. “This is not just a building,” says Dingwall. “This is an anchor to assist the community in reaching… Read more >
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