Upcoming Events


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Offshore Wind Information Sessions (New Dates – Feb. 21 to Mar. 6)

Wednesday February 21 @ 1:00pm

February 21 Update: Ingonish Session Postponed The Offshore Wind Information Session currently scheduled for February 22 in Ingonish has been POSTPONED. The Cape Breton Partnership and Net Zero Atlantic are presently working to reschedule the session to provide an opportunity for key stakeholders to attend and participate. The sessions scheduled…

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Hiring and retaining foreign talent – North Sydney, NS

Friday March 1 @ 9:00am

Interested in hiring international employees? Join us to learn about the resources available for employers and how they can support you in hiring and retaining foreign talent. Please note that the location of this event may change. This event is free of charge to employers who have hired, or are thinking about…

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Voices of Diversity: Immigrant Women Making Waves in Cape Breton

Thursday March 7 @ 5:00pm

The Cape Breton Connector Program, in collaboration with Cape Breton Centre for Immigration and the Cape Breton Influencers, is hosting an event to celebrate the contributions and stories of immigrant women in Unama’ki – Cape Breton. Join us in celebrating diversity and empowerment and enjoy guided networking activities and light…

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Past Events


Hiring and retaining foreign talent – Port Hawkesbury, NS

Wednesday February 28 @ 1:00pm

Interested in hiring international employees? Join us to learn about the resources available for employers and how they can support you in hiring and retaining foreign talent. This event is free of charge to employers who have hired, or are thinking about hiring, foreign nationals. Representatives from Provincial and Federal…

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The Impact of Transportation Costs on Life and Work in Cape Breton – Town Hall (POSTPONED)

Thursday February 15 @ 6:30pm

Due to forecasted weather and expected local travel challenges, this event will be postponed to a later date/time. Stay tuned as this space will be updated as a new date/time is shared. Join us at the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club Room located inside the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion at…

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Procurement Information Session: Selling to Government

Tuesday January 30 @ 10:00am

If you’re a business wondering how to sell your product or service to either the provincial or federal government, this is the session for you! In this session, attendees will receive insights into the steps and systems of the procurement process and strategies for successfully engaging with government. Speakers from…

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Moving Forward, Together: Fireside Chat with Mayor Amanda McDougall-Merrill and Mayor Mike Savage

Monday December 18 @ 4:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Halifax Partnership, Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality Regional Enterprise Network for a fireside chat moderated by Tyler Mattheis, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership, featuring Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and CBRM Mayor Amanda McDougall-Merrill, as they…

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Offshore Wind Information Sessions

Monday December 4 @ 1:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Net Zero Atlantic for the upcoming Offshore Wind Information Session Series, taking place across Unama’ki – Cape Breton from December 4 – 11, 2023. This is your chance to come and learn the basics about offshore wind energy as part of the Cape Breton…

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2023 Partners for Progress Conference

Tuesday November 28 @ 8:00am

The Partners for Progress conference is held annually with a focus on bringing together leaders and employees across all Regional Enterprise Networks, as well as partners, stakeholders, and rights-holders from across the province. This year’s conference is being held in November 28 – 30th in New Glasgow, and hosted by the…

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Safety in the Strait Lunch & Learn

Thursday November 23 @ 12:00pm

The Cape Breton Partnership, together with the Safety First in Cape Breton Network are excited to present Safety in the Strait: Lunch & Learn set for Thursday, November 23, 2023 from noon – 2 p.m. at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre in the Shannon Studio. T he event will feature…

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2023 Investor Summit

Thursday October 26 @ 8:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to announce the annual Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit, presented by Bear Head Energy, is set for October 26, 2023, at the Inverary Resort on Baddeck Bay and registration is now open! The Cape Breton Partnership’s Investor Summit annually brings together over 140 business, community and government…

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Immigration for Employers – Virtual

Thursday July 13 @ 9:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration, and Nova Scotia Works on Thursday, July 13, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. via Zoom. Learn how to navigate the Canadian immigration system, and how to support your employees and newcomers to…

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Immigration for Employers – CBRM Location

Wednesday July 12 @ 9:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration, and Nova Scotia Works on Wednesday, July 12 at 9 a.m. to learn how immigration helps employers meet labour needs! Learn how to navigate the Canadian immigration system, and how to support your employees…

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Immigration for Employers – Port Hawkesbury Location

Tuesday July 11 @ 9:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration, and Nova Scotia Works on Tuesday, July 11 at 9 a.m. to learn how immigration helps employers meet labour needs! Learn how to navigate the Canadian immigration system, and how to support your employees…

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Unama’ki – Cape Breton Business Dinner

Thursday June 22 @ 5:00pm

The Cape Breton Partnership and Municipality of the County of Richmond invite you to attend our upcoming Business Dinner, presented by Bear Head Energy, for an evening of networking and learning. This event will be highlighted with a keynote speech from Doug Griffiths, nationally renowned community strategist and author of “13…

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Safety First Symposium

Wednesday May 24 @ 7:30am

Registration is now open for the annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium, hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership and presented by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration (LSI), WCB Nova Scotia, and EverWind Fuels. The Symposium is set for Wednesday, May 24, 2022 from 7:30 a.m….

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Business & Breakfast: Let’s Talk Tourism

Wednesday May 17 @ 8:15am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, The Nova Scotia Indigenous Tourism  Enterprise Network, Destination Cape Breton, and Cape Breton Island Tourism Training Network for Business & Breakfast: Let’s Talk Tourism, happening Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. at the We’koqma’q Firehall. This is your chance to hear from a panel of tourism-sector…

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Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series (Victoria County)

Friday April 14 @ 11:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to host the Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series that will take place in communities across the Island in April 2023! The upcoming job fair series is the perfect opportunity for job seekers like you to connect with employers and kickstart your career….

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Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series (Richmond County/ Port Hawkesbury)

Thursday April 13 @ 11:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to host the Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series that will take place in communities across the Island in April 2023! The upcoming job fair series is the perfect opportunity for job seekers like you to connect with employers and kickstart your career….

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Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series (Inverness Location)

Wednesday April 5 @ 11:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to host the Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series that will take place in communities across the Island in April 2023! The upcoming job fair series is the perfect opportunity for job seekers like you to connect with employers and kickstart your career….

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Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series (CBRM Location)

Tuesday April 4 @ 11:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to host the Unama’ki – Cape Breton Job Fair Series that will take place in communities across the Island in April 2023! The upcoming job fair series is the perfect opportunity for job seekers like you to connect with employers and kickstart your career….

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Webinar Over Lunch: Immigration for Employers

Thursday March 23 @ 11:30am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration over lunch for a virtual webinar to learn how immigration helps employers meet labour needs. In this session you will learn about: – Immigration options to grow your business and the supports available to help…

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Business & Breakfast in Support of International Women’s Day!

Thursday March 2 @ 8:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Sydney Credit Union, and the Centre for Women in Business for the next Business & Breakfast: In Support of International Women’s Day, happening Thursday, March 2, 2023 at the Inverary Resort in Baddeck from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Agenda: This is your chance to hear…

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Community Support Welcoming Fair

Sunday January 29 @ 11:00am

Join the Cape Breton Welcome Network at the Cape Breton Farmers Market for a warm welcome from a number of community support groups, organizations, and resources on Sunday, January 29 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to all newcomers, we’re here to provide support, answer questions, and help you…

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2023 State of the Province Address

Friday January 27 @ 12:00pm

The Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Strait Area Chamber of Commerce, and Cape Breton University are proud to present the 2023 State of the Province Address with the Honourable Tim Houston, Premier of Nova Scotia, on January 27 at the Port of Sydney. This Luncheon event will include an address from the Premier…

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Conversations & Connections: An After-Hours Networking Event

Tuesday January 24 @ 6:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Connector Program on Tuesday, January 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. for an evening of connections and conversation at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre! With networking, casual mingling, and food and refreshments, there’s something for everyone. If you’re a new or recent graduate or newcomer, you’re…

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New Year Speed Social

Friday January 13 @ 6:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership, the Cape Breton Welcome Network, and CBICI for their first event of 2023, New Year Speed Social on Friday, January 13 from 6-8 p.m. at Eltuek Arts Centre in Sydney. Newcomers that have arrived within the last five years, and established Cape Bretoners’…

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Workplace Inclusion: Newcomer Workshop for Employers

Tuesday December 13 @ 8:30am

The Cape Breton Partnership invites you to join us on Tuesday, December 13 for Workplace Inclusion: Newcomer Workshop for Employer from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Part one of the workshop will include guests from the Cape Breton Partnership and YREACH Cape Breton who will provide employers with an overview of supports…

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Conversations & Connections: An After-Hours Networking Event

Thursday November 24 @ 6:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Connector Program on November 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. for an evening of connections and conversation at A Better Bite Café. With speed networking, casual mingling, and food and refreshments, there’s something for everyone. If you’re a new or recent graduate or newcomer, you’re encouraged…

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Workplace Inclusion Workshop with Veronica Merryfield

Wednesday November 23 @ 9:00am

The Cape Breton Partnership invites you to join us on November 23 for an employer-focused Workplace Inclusion Workshop. Speaker Veronica Merryfield will discuss the importance of workplace inclusion and introduce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with a focus on the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The second portion of the workshop will cover how…

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Cape Breton Regional Hospital Project Information Session

Thursday November 17 @ 5:30pm

Join us for a community information session where we will be sharing updates and details on this significant project from architects and designers, as well as team members from CBRM Health Care Redevelopment, Nova Scotia Lands, Nova Scotia Public Works, Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, and the Cape Breton Partnership….

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Business & Breakfast: Taking Your Business Online

Thursday November 10 @ 8:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, Digital Nova Scotia, Scotia Logic IT & Development, and Samson Digital for the next Business & Breakfast: Taking Your Business Online, to take place Thursday, November 10 at the Island Nest, from 8 a.m. – 9: 30 a.m. Agenda 8 a.m. – Registration 8:15 a.m. –…

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2022 Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit

Thursday October 20 @ 9:00am

Register today for the 2022 Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit at the Keltic Lodge at the Highlands! Early Bird pricing is available until 5:00 pm September 2nd! About this event The Cape Breton Partnership is excited to announce the return of the annual Investor Summit, scheduled for Thursday, October 20,…

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Business & Breakfast: Financing your Business at Every Stage of Growth

Thursday September 15 @ 8:00am

Join the Cape Breton Partnership, BDC, Cape Breton Capital Group, and Futurpreneur for the next Business & Breakfast: Financing your Cape Breton – Unama’ki Business at Every Stage of Growth, to take place Thursday, September 15 at the Inverness County Centre for the Arts, from 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Agenda…

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Lunch & Learn: Workplace Inclusion with Veronica Merryfield

Wednesday August 10 @ 12:00pm

The Cape Breton Partnership invites you to join us on August 10 for an employer-focused Lunch and Learn on Workplace Inclusion. This session will be of interest to any employer, business owner, HR professional, or other representatives committed to making their workplace truly inclusive for everyone. Speaker Veronica Merryfield will…

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Lunch & Learn: Immigration for Employers

Friday June 10 @ 12:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Partnership and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration over lunch to learn how immigration helps employers meet labour needs. In this session, you will learn about immigration options to grow your business and supporting employees to settle permanently in Nova Scotia. * Learn…

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Ocean Farming – Innovation & Readiness

Thursday June 9 @ 1:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College for the fifth and FINAL Ocean Farming session in the FREE five-part series: Ocean Farming – Innovation & Readiness on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. The session will be moderated by Tim Menke and Gene Kersey,…

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Info Session: Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Tuesday June 7 @ 3:00pm

Join us for an info session about the upcoming Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurship Programgeared at ages 18-30. Sarah Denny Cultural Centre Board Room, Eskasoni 65 Mini Mall Drive Tuesday June 7th, 2022 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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Cape Breton Healthcare Redevelopment Information Session: Northside Health Complex

Tuesday May 31 @ 5:30pm

Join us for a community information session where we will be sharing updates and details on this significant project from architects and designers, as well as team members from CBRM Health Care Redevelopment, Nova Scotia Lands, Nova Scotia Public Works, Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, and the Cape Breton Partnership. Tuesday,…

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Ocean Farming – Quality & Capacity

Thursday May 19 @ 1:00pm

Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College for the fourth Ocean Farming session in a FREE five-part series: Ocean Farming – Quality & Capacity on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. The session will feature panel presentations and discussions with Michelle Theriault, Director of…

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2022 Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium

Wednesday May 4 @ 7:30am

The Cape Breton Partnership will be hosting the annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium in collaboration with the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, held at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. This event is aimed at workplace safety committee professionals, managers, human resource…

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Ocean Farming – Pathways to Entry & Regulation

Thursday April 14 @ 1:00pm

Ocean Farming Series Learn the basics of ocean farming and how you can be part of this growing and lucrative industry Presented by the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College. Ocean Farming – Food Security & Environmental Sustainability Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College…

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Ocean Farming – Pathways to Entry & Regulation

Thursday April 14 @ 1:00pm

Ocean Farming Series Learn the basics of ocean farming and how you can be part of this growing and lucrative industry Presented by the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College. Ocean Farming – Food Security & Environmental Sustainability Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College…

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