October 13, 2020

Connector Program launching Island-wide pitch competition: Hire Me Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program is launching an Island-wide pitch competition with virtual activities planned throughout the fall with a chance to win a top cash prize of $1,000. Hire Me Cape Breton will focus on highlighting the Island’s top talent through exposure to Cape Breton employers by inviting students approaching graduation, new grads, newcomers, and job seekers to submit a 60 second video pitch. Using the video to tell local employers why they should be their next hire, participants will then upload video submissions to YouTube and submit the video link through the… Read more >
October 8, 2020


Pivoting Perspective. Read this cover story and much more in our October 2020 edition of Elevate Magazine. Read more >
October 1, 2020

Video: Update on the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative in Cape Breton Featuring Develop Nova Scotia (September 2020)

Hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership, this webinar features a presentation and update from Deborah Page, Director of Marketing and Communications with Develop Nova Scotia on the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative in Cape Breton. This update was held on Zoom on September 30, 2020. Click here for the slide deck presentation used in the session. Read more >
September 24, 2020

#CapeBretonFirst Campaign Kicks Off

Cape Breton Island, NS – As Cape Breton families and businesses start to settle into the routine that fall brings, the need to support local remains strong. As Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization, the Cape Breton Partnership is dusting off the well-known Think Cape Breton First brand, and launching #CapeBretonFirst, an Island-wide campaign to encourage Cape Bretoners to buy, eat, and stay local. “Think Cape Breton First has been around for over two decades, and the message still rings true today, “ says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “Our purchasing power matters now… Read more >
September 23, 2020

Video: Cape Breton Connections: Networking 101

Cape Breton Connections: Networking 101 is brought to you by the Cape Breton University Students Union, the Cape Breton University Alumni Association, the Cape Breton Partnership, and the Cape Breton Connector Program as part of CBU's Adulting 101 Week. This webinar introduces viewers to the Cape Breton Connector Program and how it can help you enhance your networking skills and expand your professional networks. Did you know that only 20% of jobs are ever advertised? This webinar can help you begin expanding your professional contacts so that you can access the 80% of jobs that aren’t advertised and connect with… Read more >
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