NEWS


February 20, 2020

Employers and Jobseekers invited to participate in Cape Breton Job Expo Series

Cape Breton Island, NS – Calling all jobseekers and employers with job vacancies! The Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Works, Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia Community College, and the Municipalities of the Counties of Inverness and Victoria, are hosting a series of job expos in Inverness, Sydney, and St. Ann’s for both seasonal and full-time employment opportunities. The job expo series will provide hundreds of jobseekers the opportunity to meet with over 30 employers Island-wide. Employment and economic development service providers will also be on site for employers and jobseekers to discuss opportunities and resources that can… Read more >
February 19, 2020

NSCC to build destination campus

Rejuvenation of Marconi Campus plans to bring new life to downtown Sydney Story by Kathleen MacLeod, Elevate Magazine Editor This article is an excerpt from the latest issue of Elevate Magazine, the Cape Breton Partnership’s business magazine that was created to bring a fresh perspective to local business success stories. Elevate highlights stories from small start-ups to organizations that employ hundreds of Cape Bretoners. To view the archive of previous editions of Elevate Magazine and to stay up to date on Cape Breton’s growing business community, click here. Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) Marconi Campus will soon have a new,… Read more >
February 14, 2020

Tourism season extension program delivering results for Cape Breton operators

Cape Breton Island, NS – A new tourism season extension program that provides wage subsidies and skills development is being applauded by participating tourism businesses and organizations. The initiative, supported by the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia, and local tourism partners was launched in July 2019 to assist the long-term sustainable health of the tourism economy. As one example, Two Rivers Wildlife Park received a 50% wage subsidy for three employees for four weeks through the program. The subsidy allowed the Park to continue the development of its winter offering, which includes such things as its Winter… Read more >
February 13, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership & Mashup Lab looking for aspiring entrepreneurs

Great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. That is why the Cape Breton Partnership has partnered up once again with Mashup Lab to offer a Dream Business Program for up and coming entrepreneurs, kicking off Thursday, February 20, 2020.  The Dream Business Program is a six-month program where participants are provided coaching, mentorship, access to business-focused workshops and a start-up kit to help develop ideas into viable businesses.  This is the seventh Dream Business Program cohort for Cape Breton Island and over 60 participants from Cape Breton have graduated from the program.  “We are proud to continue to support this… Read more >
February 12, 2020

Significant investment in Cape Breton Island to help veterans heal

How Cape Breton Cannabis can assist veterans with PTSD Story by Kathleen MacLeod, Elevate Magazine Editor This article is an excerpt from the latest issue of Elevate Magazine, the Cape Breton Partnership’s business magazine that was created to bring a fresh perspective to local business success stories. Elevate highlights stories from small start-ups to organizations that employ hundreds of Cape Bretoners. To view the archive of previous editions of Elevate Magazine and to stay up to date on Cape Breton’s growing business community, click here. Fabian Henry first dove into the cannabis industry in 2013 with the launch of his… Read more >
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