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November 4, 2020

President David Dingwall to Headline Luncheon and Presentation for New Centre

Cape Breton Island – Following Cape Breton University’s announced plans for the Centre for Discovery and Innovation, President David Dingwall will headline a luncheon and presentation on November 12.

Hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership and Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Our Island. Our Future: A Lunch with President Dingwall will explore details about the Centre for Discovery and Innovation and the ways in which residents and the business community can help to create a prosperous future for Cape Breton Island.

“This is not just a building,” says Dingwall. “This is an anchor to assist the community in reaching its goal of growing the population of Cape Breton Island.”

The Centre for Discovery and Innovation is a shovel ready infrastructure project that will have the power to ensure CBU’s sustainability and impact into the future. The Centre will be a modern research and instructional facility featuring cutting-edge design and clean technology, enabling CBU to attract the brightest minds from Cape Breton Island and around the world. The Centre will be home to state-of-the-art research and training and will facilitate industry partnerships that create local solutions for global problems. For more information on the Centre for Discovery and Innovation, visit https://innovateourfuture.ca/.

Our Island. Our Future: A Lunch with President Dingwall will take place at 12 noon on Thursdsay, November 12, 2020, at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney. This will be a ticketed event. To register for the luncheon, please visit https://ourislandourfuture.eventbrite.ca or phone the Chamber at 902-564-6453. Ticket sales will close on Tuesday, November 10.

As per Province of Nova Scotia public health restrictions, COVID-19 protocols will be strictly followed. All attendees will be required to wear a mask unless they are seated at their table and social distancing will be built into the seating arrangements.

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Media Contacts:
Jeremy Martell
Cape Breton Partnership
902-631-5442
jeremy@capebretonpartnership.com

Kathleen Yurchesyn
Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce
902-578-4029
kathleen@cbregionalchamber.ca

About the Cape Breton Partnership:
The Cape Breton Partnership is Cape Breton-Unama’ki’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our island as a great place to live and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. For more information, visit https://capebretonpartnership.com.

About the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce:
The Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce is a private-sector led, not-for-profit, non-partisan membership organization. The Chamber works as a catalyst for business growth by listening to and advocating for their members’ needs, and creating a strong business community through collaboration, networking, advocacy, education and celebration. For more information, visit https://www.cbregionalchamber.ca/


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