It is a very exciting time for local businesses and suppliers as 5 major infrastructure projects unfold in Cape Breton, representing over a billion dollars in investment by the Provincial Government.
These projects are estimated to be carried out over the next 5-7 years, and will offer numerous opportunities for businesses and suppliers whether they offer products/services directly tied to the construction industry (such as building materials and equipment rentals) or those not traditionally connected with the sector (such as catering, security, office supplies, and much more). Whether you are a large corporation or a small business, there are opportunities for businesses of every type and focus.
How You Can Get Involved
Business & Supplier Opportunities
There are a variety of ways local businesses can get involved in the infrastructure projects happening around the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
Grow your business in Nova Scotia
Get help hiring and training your staff so you can grow your business. A number of resources are available through the Province of Nova Scotia, including incentives for hiring employees, help finding employees, and other training resources/supports.
Frequently Asked Questions
“The Province of Nova Scotia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars through a number of upcoming infrastructure projects over the next several years, an unprecedented level of investment on our Island,” says Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership. “The opportunities that these projects represent to both the local business community and workforce are immense. Hundreds of Cape Bretoners will be able to build their construction sector careers due to these projects, kicking off a new era of development capabilities for Cape Breton – Unama’ki.”
– Carla Arsenault – President and CEO, Cape Breton Partnership