NEWS


May 23, 2018

DAVID C. DINGWALL HIGHLIGHTS EARLY DAYS AS CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY’S NEW PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is collaborating with Cape Breton University’s (CBU) new President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, to present “Dingwall – The Early Days at CBU” on Monday, May 28, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. This event will highlight Dingwall’s early days of his term and speak about CBU’s role in prosperity for Cape Breton Island. “As a key driver of economic, social, and cultural activity, CBU is critical to the future prosperity of Cape Breton Island. Its reach extends across the region, positively impacting communities in all four counties of Cape Breton,” says… Read more >
May 11, 2018

VICTORIA COUNTY BUSINESS DINNER ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 17 IN INGONISH

Ingonish, N.S. – Executive Director for the Celtic Colours International Festival, Mike MacSween, will provide a keynote address at the Business Update and Dinner held at the Keltic Lodge at The Highlands in Ingonish on May 17, 2018. The dinner will be hosted by the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN), administered by the Cape Breton Partnership, with the aim of bringing together the private sector community for an evening to celebrate the successes of our region and foster collaboration between local businesses for future growth. The evening will start at 5:30 p.m. and include networking opportunities, a three-course dinner… Read more >
May 2, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP HIRES NEW PRESIDENT & CEO

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership announced today that Carla Arsenault is the successful candidate in a recent competition to fill the organization’s role of President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Carla begins her new role as President & CEO immediately and will be responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic action plan to ensure efficient, accurate, and transparent financial and operational management. “The Board is pleased to welcome Carla Arsenault to the position of President & CEO. Her experience working with the organization as the Chief Operating Officer will play a key role as the organization transitions to new… Read more >
April 5, 2018

CAPE BRETON STORYTELLING PROJECT FOR NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED

Cape Breton Island, NS – The storytelling tradition in Cape Breton is a rich and diverse means for sharing history and culture. In the spirit of this tradition, a new project is setting out to share the stories of Cape Bretoners whose stories are sometimes not widely heard – those who were born outside of Canada. Once Upon an Island: Traditional Tales from New Cape Bretoners is a storytelling project that invites new Cape Bretoners to submit traditional stories from around the world. Anyone who lives in Cape Breton and was born outside of Canada is invited to participate –… Read more >
March 13, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST BUSINESS EXPORT CONFERENCE; JEAN CHRÉTIEN TO HEADLINE

Sydney, NS – Business exports have become increasingly important in today’s global market. In recognizing this need, and to meet the growing demand for more information, the Cape Breton Partnership, in a collaborative effort with partners Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Community College, Business Development Bank of Canada, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Louisbourg Seafoods, Pharmacy Wholesale Services Inc. and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, is hosting the upcoming Think Export N.O.W. Conference with keynote speaker, The Right Honorable Jean Chrétien, PC OM CC QC. This event will bring together export related government partners, organizations, and both current/future exporters to… Read more >
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