NEWS


September 24, 2020

#CapeBretonFirst Campaign Kicks Off

Cape Breton Island, NS – As Cape Breton families and businesses start to settle into the routine that fall brings, the need to support local remains strong. As Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization, the Cape Breton Partnership is dusting off the well-known Think Cape Breton First brand, and launching #CapeBretonFirst, an Island-wide campaign to encourage Cape Bretoners to buy, eat, and stay local. “Think Cape Breton First has been around for over two decades, and the message still rings true today, “ says Carla Arsenault, Cape Breton Partnership President & CEO. “Our purchasing power matters now… Read more >
September 23, 2020

Video: Cape Breton Connections: Networking 101

Cape Breton Connections: Networking 101 is brought to you by the Cape Breton University Students Union, the Cape Breton University Alumni Association, the Cape Breton Partnership, and the Cape Breton Connector Program as part of CBU's Adulting 101 Week. This webinar introduces viewers to the Cape Breton Connector Program and how it can help you enhance your networking skills and expand your professional networks. Did you know that only 20% of jobs are ever advertised? This webinar can help you begin expanding your professional contacts so that you can access the 80% of jobs that aren’t advertised and connect with… Read more >
September 18, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership Hosting Cape Breton Update on Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

Cape Breton Island, NS - The Cape Breton Partnership will host a virtual update on September 30 with Develop Nova Scotia sharing the latest details on the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative and the upcoming internet improvement across the Island. “Reliable access to broadband internet has been recognized time and again as one of the most important factors for our Island’s business community to remain competitive in the increasingly digital-dependent landscape,” says Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “We are happy to be hosting Develop Nova Scotia for our second virtual update on the Internet for… Read more >
September 14, 2020

Cape Breton Partnership and Connector Program to Hold Two Virtual Networking Training Series

Cape Breton Island, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership’s Connector Program is hosting two upcoming virtual training series, each aiming to help individuals enhance their networking skills and expand their professional networks. Both virtual series are free of charge for participants. Make Your Connection: A Networking Event for Future Leaders is an eight-week program for recent graduates, newcomers and students approaching graduation to meet local professionals and build their network in Cape Breton. Participants will receive four weeks of communications training alternating with four weeks of online networking events from September 24 to November 12. These events will give participants… Read more >
September 11, 2020

Training Programs aimed at supporting Cape Breton tourism sector and workforce

Cape Breton Island, NS - The Cape Breton Partnership is once again partnering with the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia to support Cape Breton’s dynamic tourism industry. Through the Tourism Seasonality and Labour project, Cape Breton tourism operators can receive valuable training opportunities and human resources tools to help expand the skills of their workforce, create long-term employment and continuously improve the tourism products delivered by passionate tourism professionals each day on Cape Breton Island. Hundreds of training modules, courses, and certificates are available. Training opportunities range from one to two-hour learning modules to e-Cornell executive program courses and… Read more >
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