NEWS


July 25, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LOOKING TO HONOUR LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS IN FIFTH ANNUAL IMPACT AWARDS

(Sydney, Nova Scotia) – The Cape Breton Partnership is searching for passionate leaders whose initiatives have contributed to the growth of Cape Breton Island’s economic prosperity. The Partnership has released an open call for the Economic Impact Award nominations of local business leaders who have made a substantial influence or contribution to Cape Breton, while advancing our region’s business climate. The Partnership will host the fifth edition of the Economic Impact Awards at their annual Investor Summit Gala Dinner on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands. The Economic Impact Awards honour individuals and organizations from… Read more >
July 16, 2018

DREAMERS WANTED: NEW PROGRAM TO TURN CAPE BRETON BUSINESS DREAMS INTO REALITY

(CAPE BRETON, NS) – Do you dream of starting your own business? Of working for yourself? Of turning your creativity and ingenuity into your job? A new program will help scores of Cape Bretoners do just that. As part of the Creative Island initiative, the Cape Breton Partnership is teaming up with Mashup Lab—a Bridgewater-based organization that supports rural entrepreneurs—to bring the Dream Business Program to Cape Breton, for free, for the first time. Mashup Lab’s Dream Business Program takes ten people and their new business ideas through all the stages of turning their business dreams into a reality. The… Read more >
June 22, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE – CREATIVE ISLAND

(CAPE BRETON, NS) – On Thursday, June 21st community members, business leaders, and government officials convened at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck for an Innovation Ceilidh celebrating the Province of Nova Scotia’s investment in growing our economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. Hosted by the Government of Nova Scotia with support from collaborative partners including the Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University, the Halifax Partnership, Dalhousie University, and the Nova Scotia Community College, the Innovation Ceilidh showcased how Nova Scotia is emerging as one the most vibrant places for innovation in North America. As part of the… Read more >
June 6, 2018

VIETNAMESE DELEGATES, CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP VISIT MEMBERTOU AND CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY

Cape Breton, NS – Hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership, representatives of the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN) will be in the Sydney area on June 6, visiting and touring with local organizations. The ACVN is in Cape Breton from June 5 to 12 on a capacity-building technical mission as part of the Partners for Municipal Innovation – Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) project, an initiative of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Global Affairs Canada. The visiting Vietnamese delegates will attend a tour of the Membertou Heritage Park, a five-acre site offering a living history of the people of… Read more >
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 >
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