May 13, 2021

Cape Breton Job Board Available for All Job Seekers and Employers – Island-Wide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sydney, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to announce new features in the recently launched Cape Breton Job Board. This tool is the first job board of its kind, made specifically for Cape Breton job-seekers and employers. The Job Board aims to support Cape Breton job-seekers and employers in their search to find the best-suited job opportunities and candidates on the Island and will help shape the future landscape of employment in in Cape Breton - Unama’ki.  “In August of 2020, the Cape Breton Job Board was officially launched,” said Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership… Read more >
May 6, 2021

Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership Releases Report on Community Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton, N.S. – The Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) has released a report of findings from its recent community consultation regarding gaps and opportunities related to newcomer settlement in Cape Breton-Unama’ki. The CBLIP, a collaborative, community initiative designed to foster welcoming and inclusive communities, engages both newcomers and the broader Cape Breton community in an in-depth consultation every second year. In January and February of this year, the CBLIP reached out to newcomers and the community at large through surveys, interviews, and focus group discussions. More than 300 participated.   “We learned a great deal through this… Read more >
April 29, 2021

Registration now open for the 2021 Cape Breton Safety First Symposium to be hosted virtually

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership is pleased to announce, together with our partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, that the 2021 Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium will be held virtually on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., using the platform Remo. This year’s theme focuses on resiliency with a variety of topics including working to well, a story of workplace tragedy from Russell Claus from Threads of Life and many more. Through virtual networking opportunities and… Read more >
April 28, 2021

Cape Breton Creative Sector Launches Advocacy Video

Cape Breton Island, NS – With the Cape Breton Partnership’s support, 16 creative sector organizations are launching a video campaign to advocate for the importance of arts and culture during the global pandemic and in its aftermath. The initiative is intended to spur public and political action that will protect the creative sector, which is still in critical need of support in order to overcome the impacts of COVID-19. The advocacy video emphasizes the pandemic’s particularly devastating effect on arts and culture. Employment data from Statistics Canada shows that the creative sector is the furthest sector from recovery and the… Read more >
March 2, 2021

Information sessions planned to help prepare Cape Breton workforce for upcoming job opportunities in construction sector

Cape Breton, NS – Registration is now open for Building Construction Careers in Cape Breton, a virtual information series to engage the local workforce in major construction projects planned for Cape Breton -Unama’ki. The purpose of these sessions is to share information about the infrastructure projects and the potential employment/training opportunities in the construction industry with the job-seeking public. “The Province of Nova Scotia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars through a number of upcoming infrastructure projects over the next several years, an unprecedented level of investment on our Island,” says Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “The… Read more >
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