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May 31, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST VIETNAMESE DELEGATES

Cape Breton, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership will be hosting a group of representatives from the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN) for a technical mission as part of the Partnerships for Municipal Innovation: Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) project. The Cape Breton Partnership, through the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN), and the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities, entered into a four-year partnership with the ACVN in 2017 to develop capacity within their organization, foster prosperity, attract investment, and create business opportunities. The first three missions took place in 2017 and 2018 and saw representatives from participating organizations in… Read more >
May 25, 2018

LOCAL IMMIGRATION PARTNERSHIP HOLDING ISLAND-WIDE COMMUNITY SESSIONS

Cape Breton Island, NS – An initiative of the Cape Breton Partnership is holding a series of dynamic community engagement sessions across Cape Breton Island from May 12 to July 18, aimed at gathering community input on how Cape Breton welcomes and includes newcomers, how to capitalize on current strengths and opportunities, and identify areas where we can make improvements. The Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP), administered by the Cape Breton Partnership, works to improve integration outcomes for newcomers in Cape Breton by fostering welcoming and inclusive communities. The CBLIP is led by an advisory council representing thirty organizations… Read more >
May 23, 2018

DAVID C. DINGWALL HIGHLIGHTS EARLY DAYS AS CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY’S NEW PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is collaborating with Cape Breton University’s (CBU) new President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, to present “Dingwall – The Early Days at CBU” on Monday, May 28, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. This event will highlight Dingwall’s early days of his term and speak about CBU’s role in prosperity for Cape Breton Island. “As a key driver of economic, social, and cultural activity, CBU is critical to the future prosperity of Cape Breton Island. Its reach extends across the region, positively impacting communities in all four counties of Cape Breton,” says… Read more >
May 11, 2018

VICTORIA COUNTY BUSINESS DINNER ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 17 IN INGONISH

Ingonish, N.S. – Executive Director for the Celtic Colours International Festival, Mike MacSween, will provide a keynote address at the Business Update and Dinner held at the Keltic Lodge at The Highlands in Ingonish on May 17, 2018. The dinner will be hosted by the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN), administered by the Cape Breton Partnership, with the aim of bringing together the private sector community for an evening to celebrate the successes of our region and foster collaboration between local businesses for future growth. The evening will start at 5:30 p.m. and include networking opportunities, a three-course dinner… Read more >
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 >
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