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December 20, 2019

ELEVATE MAGAZINE – DECEMBER 2019

World Renowned, Year-Round Welcoming four seasons of tourism to Cape Breton Island. Read this cover story and much more in our Winter edition of Elevate Magazine. Read more >
December 2, 2019

CHETICAMP HOUSING SURVEY RESULTS TO BE SHARED AT UPCOMING COMMUNITY SESSION

(Cape Breton, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership and the Municipality of the County of Inverness have compiled the results from the Chéticamp Housing Survey circulated in September, and will be sharing the results at a community session at 6:30 p.m. on December 10 at the  Chéticamp Firehall. The survey was designed to collect data on the area’s housing and rental market, focusing on both current residents and people who may be interested in moving to the Acadian fishing village or the surrounding area. The survey asked a number of questions about housing style preferences, necessary senior housing specifications, demographic… Read more >
November 22, 2019

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES WWW.ENTREPRENEURCB.COM TO HELP ENTREPRENEURS IN EVERY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT

(Cape Breton, NS) – Do you have a business idea? Do you want to start a business? Do you want to grow your business? If you answered yes to any one of those questions, the Cape Breton Partnership invites you to visit www.entrepreneurcb.com, a newly launched one-stop shop for Cape Breton entrepreneurs. “As Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization, one of our jobs is to support Cape Breton companies and entrepreneurs by connecting them with the resources they need to succeed,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “Entrepreneurs using this website will find the… Read more >
November 14, 2019

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES VICTORIA COUNTY HOUSING SURVEY

(Cape Breton, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership and the Municipality of the County of Victoria have partnered to launch a survey to collect data on the area’s housing and rental market. The survey, focusing on both current residents and people who may be interested in moving to Victoria County, asks a number of questions about housing style preferences, necessary senior housing specifications, demographic information, communities to focus on, and more. The Cape Breton Partnership and the Municipality of the County of Victoria believe the results will be valuable for both public and private housing projects. “As the Island’s private… Read more >
November 8, 2019

CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY INTRODUCES COMMERCIAL TAX INCENTIVE TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

(CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY, NS) - The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) has introduced a commercial tax incentive to promote downtown revitalization and business park development.   In September 2018, a CBRM tax incentive bylaw was adopted by Council to enable commercial in prescribed areas time to become viable in a low-tax environment. Following development or renovations , properties with an incremental tax assessment growth over $100,000 are now eligible for up to ten years of tax reductions, while incremental tax assessment growth of less than $100,000 are now eligible for up to five years of tax reductions. Total tax reductions… Read more >
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