NEWS


October 2, 2019

THE CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

(Cape Breton, NS) – The landscape of Cape Breton-Unama’ki is changing. Innovative new businesses are appearing across the island, the international student population is growing at unprecedented rates, and traditional industries such as seafood and tourism are providing renewed energy and growth. There is a sense of optimism in the air and we need a strategy to guide us towards a prosperous future for Cape Breton-Unama’ki. As the Island’s private sector-led economic development organization, the Cape Breton Partnership is leading the development of an Island-wide economic and population growth strategy to help our region work together to grow Cape Breton-Unama’ki.… Read more >
October 1, 2019

MUNICIPALITY & CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCH CHÉTICAMP HOUSING SURVEY

CHÉTICAMP, NS – The Municipality of the County of Inverness and the Cape Breton Partnership have worked together to launch a survey looking for data regarding the Chéticamp housing and rental market. The survey asks questions about housing style preferences, necessary senior housing specifications, demographic information and more. It is targeted towards both current Chéticamp residents and people who may be interested in living in the rural Acadian fishing village or the surrounding area, The Municipality and the Cape Breton Partnership believe the results will be valuable for both public and private housing projects. Additional surveys will be developed for… Read more >
September 25, 2019

LABOUR FOR LAND AD LEADS TO MARKETING CAMPAIGN AND WWW.WELCOMETOCAPEBRETON.CA!

(CAPE BRETON, NS) - It started out as a unique way to recruit employees to work at a general store in Whycocomagh. Today, it’s led to an inbound marketing campaign and launch of www.welcometocapebreton.cato promote the benefits of living, working, studying or investing in Cape Breton.   In 2016, Farmer’s Daughter co-owners Heather Austin-Coulombe and her sister Sandee MacLean posted an ad on Facebook offering free land as an incentive to prospective employees. The ad went viral around the globe with over 500,000 interactions on social media. People not only wanted to work for the Farmer’s Daughter, but wanted to… Read more >
September 16, 2019

ANNUAL INVESTOR SUMMIT KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MANDY RENNEHAN BLUE-COLLAR CEO™

Canada's Most Admired CEO ✓ Women of Influence - Top 25 ✓ Atlantic Business Magazine Top CEO ✓ Recipient of RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards – Momentum Award ✓ Member of a Federal advisory committee to promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada ✓ This is Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™. The Cape Breton Partnership is pleased to announce that Mandy Rennehan will be this year’s keynote speaker during the annual Investor Summit on October 10, 2019 at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands. “We are thrilled to have Mandy be a part of this year’s Investor Summit,” says Carla… Read more >
August 14, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: VICTORIA COUNTY HOSTING ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING SKI CAPE SMOKEY

(CAPE BRETON, NS) – The Municipality of the County of Victoria, with support from the Cape Breton Partnership through the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network, are inviting media to attend an announcement regarding Ski Cape Smokey in Ingonish Beach. The announcement will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, at the Municipality of the County of Victoria Municipal Building located at 495 Chebucto Street in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Attendees will hear remarks from Nova Scotia Minister of Business, Geoff MacLellan, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO, Carla Arsenault, and Municipality of the County of Victoria Warden, Bruce Morrison.… Read more >
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