From Saltwire – Carpentry student Megan MacAulay, left, and architectural sheet metal student Tera Cormier, centre, chat with Maggie Budden, Cape Breton project co-ordinator with the Office to Advance Women Apprentices, during a networking luncheon Tuesday at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney.
(Richmond County, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with our partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia was pleased to recognize two industry recipients of the eighth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Awards at two small in-person ceremonies which took place in late August.
From Saltwire Network – Driving up Eighth Street, it may seem like a normal area of New Waterford. Homes are lined up on both sides of the street while what seems like endless stop signs stand at each intersection from Plummer Avenue to Warren Avenue.
From CBC Mainstreet Cape Breton – There is a lot of work happening in Cape Breton. Seasonal road work, construction of a new Marconi NSCC Campus, upgrades and expansions to local hospitals. The Cape Breton Partnership wants to build on these existing infrastructure projects to ensure businesses capitalize on the spin off and potential employees are connected to jobs.
The Nova Scotia government is issuing tenders for more than $200 million worth of construction for the new Northside Health Complex portion of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Health Care Redevelopment Project.
From The MacDonald Notebook – Kat Gouthro and Devon Burke will open their new downtown Sydney business Port City Grocery in the next few weeks. Located on historic Charlotte Street, the small independent store will emphasize natural and organic foods, while offering local fare, as much as possible.