Premier Tim Houston to Address Unama’ki – Cape Breton Business CommunityJanuary 11, 2023

Cape Breton Island, NS – The Honourable Tim Houston, Premier of Nova Scotia, will deliver the 2023 State of the Province Address on January 27, 2023, at the Port of Sydney in Sydney, Nova Scotia. This luncheon event is co-hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Strait Area Chamber of Commerce, and Cape Breton University.

“Our members are excited to have the opportunity to hear directly from the Premier, for the first time in their own back yard, and we’re happy to be working with great local partners to make that happen,” says Jenna Lahey, CEO of the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

“We are proud to be working with our partners from across the Island to welcome Premier Houston to our region,” says Misty MacDonald, Executive Director of the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce. “There are many issues important to our members that will be discussed and we look forward to hearing from the Premier on what the Province has planned to further support our community.”

This will be Premier Houston’s first opportunity to present directly to Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s business community, touching on the Province of Nova Scotia’s priorities for the business community, and how the government is addressing the Province’s most pressing issues.

“We are looking forward to welcoming Premier Houston and his team to Cape Breton Island and hearing his government’s priorities for addressing the most imperative issues in our business community,” says CBU President and Vice-Chancellor David Dingwall.

Following Premier Houston’s address, he will be joined on stage by Tyler Mattheis, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership, for a Question & Answer session.

“We are excited to be working with our friends and partners with both Chambers of Commerce and Cape Breton University to host Premier Houston for a great discussion on topics important to Cape Breton – Unama’ki’s residents and businesses,” says Tyler Mattheis.

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Media Contact:

Jeremy Martell, Director of Communications
Cape Breton Partnership