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April 09, 2014

Safety and Prevention Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities

The Cape Breton Partnership is hosting a Safety and Prevention Symposium in cooperation with the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education. The conference will be held at the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion on May 9th, 2014.This year’s Safety First Symposium in Cape Breton will focus on health and wellness in the workplace. ... read more

March 27, 2014

Safety First in Cape Breton

On May 9, 2014, join industry leaders and provincial representatives from the safety sector in Sydney, Cape Breton for a one day symposium about workplace health and safety. Sharpen your skills, get updates on new provincial safety regulations and engage in discussion about best practices that will position Cape Breton as the safest place to work and do business. ... read more

March 21, 2014

Cape Breton Exporters Receive Awards

Cape Breton’s first ever Export Awards were presented today at a luncheon at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. ... read more

March 19, 2014

Inaugural Cape Breton Export Awards to be Presented Friday

Cape Breton’s first ever Export Awards will be presented on March 21st, 2014, at a luncheon at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. ... read more

March 19, 2014

Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation to be Decommissioned

The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today announced in Sydney that legislation will be introduced in the current session of Parliament to decommission the Crown corporation known as Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation (ECBC). ... read more

February 10, 2014

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Partnership is currently seeking a talented and highly motivated individual interested in becoming part of the organization's team in the role of Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The position can be located in either the Sydney or Port Hawkesbury office of the Cape Breton Partnership, depending upon the preference of the successful candidate. ... read more

November 26, 2013

Accounting Clerk - Term Position

Six month term position as Accounting Clerk with the Cape Breton Partnership. ... read more

October 17, 2013

Strait Forward Supply Chain Study

Online Survey now open ... read more

September 13, 2013

Registration Now Open: Investor Summit 2013

The Cape Breton Partnership will host its Investor Summit & AGM on October 10, 2013 at the Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa, Ingonish. Members of the business community are invited to network, discuss and collaborate on issues facing the local economy, and provide input on building a strong economic future for Cape Breton. ... read more

September 03, 2013

News Release: Cape Breton Alchemy

NEWS RELEASE/COMMUNIQUÉ ”Cape Breton Alchemy” Video Celebrates Island’s Environmental Remediation Prowess ... read more

September 03, 2013

COMMUNIQUÉ: Alchimie de Cap-Breton

Le film vidéo « Cape Breton Alchemy » met en valeur le remarquable remédiement environnemental de l’Île ... read more

August 21, 2013

Cape Breton Partnership Celebrates Cape Breton's Environmental and Engineering Expertise

The Cape Breton Partnership is hosting a reception to celebrate the completion of the Sydney Tar Ponds remediation project. Together with local businesses and community leaders, the event will highlight the project’s major successes and world-class expertise developed by Cape Breton companies. The reception will take place on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. ... read more

August 13, 2013

Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit 2013

Taking place October 10, 2013 at the Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in Ingonish, the Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit brings together business and community leaders from the nearly 200 organizations that serve as its investor base to discuss a strong economic future for Cape Breton Island and Mulgrave and to hear from business leaders from other parts of the province and Atlantic Canada. ... read more

May 22, 2013

Opportunity Chile

The Cape Breton Partnership in co-operation with the Prosperity Framework for Cape Breton Island-Mulgrave Environment and Engineering Sector Team proudly host a luncheon featuring a Chilean mining sector delegation with guest speaker, Margot Edwards, Trade Commissioner of the Canadian Embassy in Chile. Ms. Edwards will highlight Chilean environmental and engineering sector opportunities. ... read more

April 25, 2013

Strait Forward Conference

On May 16, 2013, the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Cape Breton Partnership and Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, will host a one-day conference to discuss the further diversification of the Strait area economy. The Strait Forward conference will take place May 16, 2013 at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. ... read more

April 08, 2013

Prosperity Framework Manager

Job Description ... read more

February 05, 2013

Luncheon with Jim Burpee

The Cape Breton Partnership is hosting a luncheon with Mr. Jim Burpee, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association. ... read more

November 21, 2012

Major Projects Asset and Capabilities Study

Cape Breton-Mulgrave Corporate Capabilities Diagnostic for Major Projects ... read more

November 02, 2012

Cape Breton Partnership Business Mixer

Join us for our business mixer at beautiful Cabot Links. ... read more

September 11, 2012

AGM & Investor Summit

The Cape Breton Partnership Investor Summit and AGM brings together business and community leaders from the over 150 organizations that serve as its investor base to discuss a strong economic future for Cape Breton Island and Mulgrave and to hear from business leaders from other parts of the province and Atlantic Canada. ... read more

September 10, 2012

Oceans of Opportunity

Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, October 11-12, 2012 ... read more

August 16, 2012

2012 Board of Directors Nomination Forms Now Available

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors and would like to contribute to the successful direction of the Cape Breton Partnership, please consider seeking nomination or nominating someone to the Board. Deadline for nominations is September 7, 2012. ... read more

July 20, 2012

Lunch with Chris Huskilson, President & CEO, Emera

Atlantic Canada is in the midst of an energy transformation. At Emera, it means changing the way they make, distribute, and use energy. The Cape Breton Partnership hosted Chris Huskilson, President and CEO of Emera, to learn more about Emera, the Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Project and the Maritime Link, which will provide clean, renewable, and reliable electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia and beyond. ... read more

July 17, 2012

Cape Breton Island – Mulgrave Prosperity Framework Gaining Momentum

The Prosperity Framework has received a boost this month with the appointment of two key resources to lead the implementation of the recently released economic strategy for Cape Breton Island – Mulgrave. ... read more

June 27, 2012

Employment Opportunity - Accounting Clerk - Cape Breton Partnership

The Cape Breton Partnership is seeking an Accounting Clerk. Deadline to apply is July 6, 2012. ... read more

May 28, 2012

Expression of Interest - Global IT Company Seeking IT Talent in Sydney, Cape Breton

Expression of Interest - Global IT Company Seeking IT Talent in Sydney, Cape Breton. ... read more

April 26, 2012

Opportunity India

Opportunity India: Global Opportunities with India's Maritime Sector ... read more

April 13, 2012

Prosperity Framework

Initiated in 2010, the Integrated Strategic Framework for Economic Prosperity (Prosperity Framework) is a plan for how Cape Breton – Mulgrave will grow the region’s economy and set a clear path for the future. The Framework explains what the region needs to do to grow its $3.2 billion economy, how the growth will be achieved and who will be responsible to make it happen. The Framework provides a set of common priorities for our region; helping businesses, public agencies, voluntary groups and communities to focus their investment and initiatives that will make a difference for Cape Breton Island and the Town of Mulgrave’s economies. ... read more

April 09, 2012

Time to Consider Vacationing in Our Own Backyard

Read the latest Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership. ... read more

March 26, 2012

The Vince Ryan: Scholarships, economic impact and just a little hockey

Read the latest Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director of the Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

March 21, 2012

Galloping Cows: From Port Hood, to the Oscars, to the World

Read the latest Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director of the Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

March 12, 2012

Sobeys Offers Investment, Employment and the Ultimate Food Shopping Experience

Read the latest Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

February 27, 2012

Sydney Tar Ponds, Coke Ovens are Back on Radar

Read the latest Cape Breton Post column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership. ... read more

February 06, 2012

National Boxing Championships Packed an Economic Punch

Read the latest Cape Breton Post column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

January 23, 2012

The Final Four Predictions for 2012

Read the latest Cape Breton Post column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Parternship ... read more

January 16, 2012

2012 Predictions Continued

Read the latest Cape Breton Post column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

January 10, 2012

Predictions for the Top 12 Newsmakers for 2012

Read the latest Cape Breton Post column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

December 19, 2011

Healthcare Technologies: An Emerging Industry Sector

Discussions regarding companies focused on healthcare technologies or new biomedical products have not been common topics of discussion around most Cape Breton family’s dinner tables. This might all change with the advancement of two Cape Breton companies that are accelerating the growth and recognition of Nova Scotia’s burgeoning health technologies sector. ... read more

December 19, 2011

The Forest: Where Wood Comes From

A recent trip to meet with a number of companies in Cheticamp, provided me with the opportunity to travel through some rural parts of Cape Breton. Turning right at the “Red Barn” and traveling gradually northwest, I was able to enjoy what was left of Cape Breton’s spectacular fall colours, which had me reflect on how the region offers the opportunity to live and work in such beautiful, natural surroundings. ... read more

December 19, 2011

Chéticamp: Celebrating Community Excellence

Chéticamp is a beautiful Acadian village nestled in the green hills of the picturesque Cabot Trail, overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Chéticamp is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful areas in the Maritimes and is one of the province’s most dynamic francophone communities. ... read more

October 31, 2011

CSEE is leading Cape Breton to a new era

Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

October 20, 2011

Investor Summit and AGM 2011 - Evaluation Form for Attendees

If you attended the Partnership's 2011 AGM and Investor Summit, please fill out the evaluation form to let us know how we did so we can start planning for next year's event. ... read more

October 19, 2011

Cape Breton companies await awarding of shipbuilding contract

Today’s announcement regarding the $30 billion National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) is a significant opportunity for our region. The Government of Canada will invest approximately $30 billion in the Federal Fleet over the next 30 years. ... read more

October 10, 2011

Our Celtic roots are showing

Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

October 06, 2011

Cape Breton Partnership elects new Board Chair

At the Annual General Meeting and Investor Summit today, the Board of Directors of the Cape Breton Partnership elected Chad Munro, CEO of Mabou-based Halifax Biomedical, as its new Chair. ... read more

October 03, 2011

Cruise ships: Disembarking tourists and economic impact

Cape Breton Post Column by Keith MacDonald, Executive Director, Cape Breton Partnership ... read more

June 01, 2011

Cape Breton Partnership Pens New Weekly Column in the Post

The Cape Breton Partnership is proud to have recently launched a weekly business and economic news article in the Cape Breton Post. Look for it each Monday in the Business Section! ... read more