July 16, 2021

Reimagine. Rebuild. Revive. Cape Breton Partnership launches local infrastructure-focused campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, N.S. - As a number of major public infrastructure projects get underway in Cape Breton, the Cape Breton Partnership is proud to be launching the Building Tomorrow campaign. Developed in collaboration with partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, and more, the campaign aims to recognize, celebrate, and inform local infrastructure developments on the Island. Ongoing and upcoming major public projects include the NSCC Marconi Campus relocation, expansions of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, New Waterford Community Hub, Northside Health Complex, and Glace Bay Hospital. “The Province… Read more >
July 14, 2021

Reducing red tape regulatory modernization survey for Cape Breton business owners

Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with the five municipalities in Cape Breton (Cape Breton Regional Municipality, the Counties of Inverness, Richmond and Victoria, and the Town of Port Hawkesbury) are asking businesses to fill out a survey about the impact of municipal red tape with the goal of reducing it, including by aligning municipal regulations where it makes sense. “Municipalities across Cape Breton are working together to make it easier to do business in Cape Breton, whether that’s by modernizing bylaws, providing a one-stop shop for event planners or through our ambitious Regional Land Use… Read more >
July 2, 2021

Winners Announced for the second Island-wide Pitch Competition: Hire Me Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island, NS – The votes are in and the Cape Breton Hire Me Pitch Competition is excited to announce the 2021 top three winners. The winners are: First Place – Joe Townsend. Joe will receive $1,000 cash, his own 30-second radio advertisement and a one-on-one session with a Career Expert. Watch his pitch here.Second Place - Jamie Li. Jamie will receive $300 cash and a one-on-one session with a Career Expert. Watch his pitch here.Third Place - Alika Soni. Alika will receive $200 cash and a session with a Career Expert. Watch her pitch here. The Competition opened… Read more >
July 2, 2021

Cape Breton Healthcare Groups Launch Cape Breton Landlord Housing List to Help Newcomer Healthcare Professionals Find Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with Cape Breton South Recruiting for Health (CBSRH) and the recently formed Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Community Health Recruitment & Retention Committee have created an electronic mailing list for landlords to subscribe to, and support the attraction, recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals in Cape Breton - Unama’ki. Landlords, real estate agents and others with properties to offer are encouraged to sign-up to be contacted when a Healthcare Navigator is seeking housing for a healthcare professional. “This is the first collaboration between the two committees, and… Read more >
June 8, 2021

Nova Scotia’s Regional Enterprise Networks and Chambers of Commerce tapped to roll-out Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Rapid Screening Consortium to workplaces across the province

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Breton Island, NS –The Cape Breton Partnership and Cape Breton’s two Regional Enterprise Networks, have partnered with the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce to roll-out the Creative Destruction Labs (CDL) Rapid Testing Consortium in Cape Breton-Unama’ki, a program being administered across the country by CDL and both provincial and federal governments. The initiative is aimed at providing workplaces with self-administered testing kits for their employees in an effort to help identify and stop the spread of COVID-19, while keeping the workforce safe. “Finding ways to adapt our businesses to living… Read more >
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