NEWS


June 1, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership and CBU Alumni Association Launch Adulting 101 Series

The Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University Alumni Association, and Cape Breton Connector Program are partnering to offer Adulting 101, a webinar series aiming to share advice and life skills with new grads, young alumni, and other aspiring job-seekers. “We’re excited to partner with CBU Alumni and the Connector program to offer this new webinar series,” says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “One of our roles is to attract and retain talent for Cape Breton companies, so this a great opportunity to support new grads and job seekers in the hopes of keeping them here at home.”… Read more >
May 29, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host webinar session, Preparing to Reopen Cape Breton: Products and Services

As part of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 webinar series, the next session is scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The Preparing to Reopen Cape Breton: Products and Services session will explore the products and services available locally to help Cape Breton businesses prepare to reopen, as well as those to consider once they are open again.  Webinar details are below: Topic: Preparing to Reopen Cape Breton: Products and ServicesSubject matter experts:Danielle Johnston, City Print +Curtis Dolhanty, ServiceMaster Cape BretonDate: Tuesday, June 2, 2020Time: 2 p.m.Registration: https://bit.ly/CBwebinar-Reopening-ProductsServices The session will be capped at 100 participants, however,… Read more >
May 25, 2020

Cape Breton Connector Program to host Off the Clock – Let’s Get Digital, virtual networking event

The Cape Breton Connector Program is inviting you to Off the Clock—Let's Get Digital, a chance for Cape Breton’s business community to reconnect, with 80's backgrounds, nostalgic games, and a little bit of friendly competition! The Cape Breton Connector program connects top talent to industry professionals by introducing new graduates, relocated or returned Canadians, and newcomers, to local professionals to grow their networks and find a job in their field of study on Cape Breton Island. Off the Clock is the Cape Breton Connector Program’s signature networking event series. “Now more than ever, our island’s future depends on us working… Read more >
May 8, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host webinar session, Supporting the Creative Sector During COVID-19

As part of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 webinar series, the next session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2020. The Supporting the Creative Sector During COVID-19 session will explore the current impact of COVID-19 on the arts sector and the province’s response.  Topics discussed will include adjustments to funding programs, new opportunities available, and what it means for festivals and events. Webinar details are below: Topic: Supporting the Creative Sector During COVID-19Subject matter experts:Chris Shore, Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and HeritageBriony Carros, Arts Nova ScotiaStacey Oxner, Events Nova ScotiaDate: Tuesday, May 12, 2020Time:… Read more >
May 8, 2020

Calling All Newcomers for a Check-In During COVID-19

In an effort to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on newcomers to Canada living in Cape Breton, the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) is hosting an interactive, online session; Newcomer Conversations – A Check-In During COVID-19. On May 15, newcomers will have an opportunity to share their experiences during COVID-19, and what supports could be implemented to help. This information will be collected by the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) and shared with relevant organizations and decision makers in an effort to better support newcomers during and after this pandemic.  “Our hope is that this… Read more >
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