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May 6, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership and Strait Area Chamber to host Wage Subsidy webinar session

The Cape Breton Partnership and Strait Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to offer a free webinar on navigating the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) featuring Grant Thornton. The webinar will be held Friday, May 8, 2020, over Zoom. This webinar will provide details and updates on the CEWS which officially launched on April 27, as well as information that businesses should know before making a decision on applying and when. Webinar details are below: Topic: Navigating the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Subject matter experts:Rob Wadden, CPA, CA, Grant ThorntonPatrick Lahey, CPA, CA, Grant ThorntonDate: Friday, May 8, 2020Time: 10… Read more >
May 1, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host webinar session, Occupational Health & Safety During COVID-19

As part of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 webinar series, a session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The Occupational Health & Safety During COVID-19 session will examine Occupational Health & Safety legislation and how it applies during COVID-19, the roles and responsibilities of employers, and up-to-date training available to help educate all working amidst these new conditions. Webinar details are below: Topic: Occupational Health & Safety During COVID-19Subject matter experts:Kelly Johnston-Noseworthy, Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova ScotiaJennifer Head, Safety Check InspectionsDon Martell, Strait Area Safety ServicesDate: Tuesday, May 5, 2020Time: 2 p.m.Registration: bit.ly/CBwebinar-OHS-During-COVID19 The… Read more >
April 27, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership to host webinar session, Managing Mental Health & Wellness During COVID-19

As part of the Cape Breton Partnership’s Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 webinar series, a session is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 2020. The Managing Mental Health & Wellness During COVID-19 session will explore how the current pandemic and lack of social interaction impacts mental health and wellbeing. With many people working from home, this webinar will examine some typical reactions people may experience and discuss coping strategies for living and working amidst COVID-19. Webinar details are below: Topic: Managing Mental Health & Wellness During COVID-19Subject matter experts:Helen Luedee-Boone, Clinical Social Worker, Private PractitionerNatascha Polomski, BioEnergetic Wellness Facilitator, Turn Up… Read more >
April 27, 2020

Local Leadership Sharing Importance of Staying Home in Compilation Video

Cape Breton Island, NS - The Cape Breton Partnership has brought together local leaders of all levels of government from across our beautiful Island as part of a video to share why it is so important to continue to stay home in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. “Never before have people around the world been directed to stay at home to keep their loved ones safe and healthy,” says Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO Carla Arsenault. “Thankfully, those of us fortunate enough to call beautiful Cape Breton – Unama’ki home are known for our resilience. By staying home,… Read more >
April 23, 2020

Get the Skills, Land the Job; Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program to host human resources workshops

Did you ever wonder how to showcase your skills and get an interview?  If yes, the Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program encourages you to register for Get the Skills, Land the Job, a virtual workshop series taking place April 28 to May 1, 2020. Hosted by Tanya Sieliakus, Owner of HR Pros Inc., the workshops will focus on understanding the job to get an interview, writing a resume and cover letter, and effective self-promotion. Content will be relevant for new grads, job seekers, and people who are new to Cape Breton. “As we practice self-isolation to protect ourselves and communities,… Read more >
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