If you are a business and would like to offer an incentive: 

It’s not too late! We are happy to add and promote participating businesses through the month of September. Please note, there is no obligation to participate if you’re hosting a Step Up decal; however, participating businesses will be promoted on our website through our social media channels. 

Please contact Erica at [email protected] for more information. 

On September 1st, the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce will launch a month-long initiative #FlashThePass as part of the Step Up For Local campaign. 

What Is #FlashThePass

#FlashThePass is an initiative that encourages our community to support local businesses. Participants will be able to access the exclusive “Step Up Pass” through the Chamber’s social media pages and this website. Whenever they #FlashThePass at a participating business, they will receive exclusive incentives. Please see a full list of incentives below in bold.



Ascendo Fitness

10% off a 3-month membership for new members.

147 Prince Street, Sydney | 902-270-7747

Beginnings Yoga 

30% off a 5 class pass. Pre-registration is required for classes, so the pass can be flashed by messaging their Facebook page or emailing [email protected]

465 George Street Unit F, Sydney | 902-270-5520

Bianchini’s Pizzeria 


330 Commercial Street, North Sydney | 902-794-3191

CB Holistic Health & Fitness 

6 free classes with the purchase of a 3-month membership. Also, visit CB Holistic and be entered for a draw for 5 classes at the end of September.

188 Charlotte Street, Sydney | 902-549-2266

Colbourne Auto

Purchase a vehicle during the month of September and receive a $100 gift card to be redeemed at a retailer participating in #FlashThePass. 

Colbourne Chrysler, 325 Welton Street, Sydney | 902-539-2280

Colbourne Ford, 725 Grand Lake Road, Sydney | 902-539-0771

Colette’s Family Restaurant Ltd. 

10% off

201 Brookside Street, Glace Bay | 902-849-8430

Experteeze Hair Design 

20% off Redken Retail

16 Leonard Street, Sydney | 902-562-7672

Fired Creations 

15% off pottery with the exception of lighted items

582 George Street, Sydney | 902-539-3473

First Impressions Clinic 

For a limited time enjoy 20% OFF a skincare service + skincare product when you book a treatment today!

465-D George Street, Sydney | 902-322-6805

Flavor Downtown  

Complimentary soup or fries with any combo **3.00 value**

16 Pitt Street, Sydney | 902-562-6611

Flavor On The Water 

Complimentary soup or fries with any combo **3.00 value**

60 Esplanade, Sydney | 902-567-1043

Flavor 19  

Complimentary soup or fries with any combo **3.00 value**

1225 Grand Lake Road, Sydney | 902-562-2233

Flourish Consulting 

For any business owner that schedules our business health-check during the Step Up program, we will treat their office team to a selection of local food items (to support other local business owners) and we will make a donation to the local food bank AND For anyone who buys a Spire Systems package with software licenses and implementation, Flourish will provide free installation of Carbonite Backup & Recovery software plus 1 full-year of off-site, secure backup space of up to 100GBs. (Value of Carbonite and storage is approximately $1,000), and Flourish will make a $100 donation to a local arts organization of the company’s choice (such as the HAT, Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Gaelic College).

636 Shore Road, North Sydney | 902-794-2318

Gaslight Cafe   

10% off

1467 George Street, Sydney | 902-270-3135

Get Nauti  

10% off

211 Esplanade, Sydney | 902-270-0030

Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront 

Take 10% off your order at the SaltSpray Restaurant and The Crown & Moose Pub – Excluding alcoholic purchases. 

300 Esplanade, Sydney | 902-567-7002

J.R Mahony Ltd.   

No tax

1810 Kings Road, Sydney | 902-564-6296


20% off all academic screenings and 25% off books.

1064 Kings Rd, Sydney | 902-371-5188

MacKillop’s Flowers  

15% off fresh flower orders

1030 Kings Road, Sydney | 902-539-1214

Mercer Fuels   

$20 added to your order when you order online at mercerfuelscom and in the “Delivery Instructions” mention #FlashThePass. For example: Order $200 of oil, have $220 delivered.

64 Brookland Street, Sydney | 902-539-4242

Not Just Cakes   

15% off a dozen cupcakes (flavours of the week)

340 Keltic Drive, Sydney | 902-564-6000

Nova Scotia Power Makerspace  

Flash the Pass to receive the discounted membership rate

100-37 Nepean St, Sydney | 902-564-2951 ext 3

Office Interiors   

Lease or purchase a new RICOH product, and they will pay the taxes!

335 George Street, Sydney | 902-539-2677

Pollett Drug Store   

10% discount during the month of September – excluding prescriptions, lotto, stamps, gift/phone cards, and controlled products due to regulations

203 Charlotte Street, Sydney | 902-564-8300

Revive Salon & Spa

First-time massage clients save 25% off.

Get a mani and pedi with shellac and prow shaping for $100; pedi and an hour massage for $120; or gel nail enhancements for $55

300 George St, Sydney | 902-539-4590

SaltSpray Restaurant 

Take 10% off your order at the SaltSpray Restaurant – Excluding alcoholic purchases. 

300 Esplanade, Sydney | 902-567-7002


Flash the Pass to Receive 15% off your order

All CBRM Locations

Sydney Credit Union 

If a member qualifies for a Student Line of Credit, they will receive $50 to shop at a local business. If they then shop locally and tag both Sydney Credit Union & The Chamber of Commerce on social media of their experience, they are then entered into a draw for a brand new iPad. There will also be a special rate offered for the Student Line of Credit which is Prime + ½%.


Also – To encourage their members to support local businesses and to share their experiences on social media, they will put every member who shared their experience at a local establishment on social media while tagging both Sydney Credit Union & The Chamber of Commerce in a draw to win a prize package of $500 for The Lakes Golf Course.

95 Townsend Street, Sydney | 902-562-5593

The Crown & Moose Pub 

Take 10% off your order at The Crown & Moose Pub – Excluding alcoholic purchases. 

300 Esplanade, Sydney | 902-567-7002

The Forrester Centre & Krypt Lounge   

Visit The Forrester Centre and Krypt Lounge during the month of September to enjoy one of their light menu offerings and a beverage and receive a ballot for a grand prize pack

42 Coxheath Road, Sydney | 902-371-2201

The Parlour Sweet House   

25% off all desserts (excludes spiked shakes)

272 Charlotte Street, Sydney | 902-562-2828

Thoms Flowers   

10% off 

2 Catherine Street, Glace Bay | 902-849-8989

Vintage Jewellers    

No tax on all diamond and gold jewellery 

3 Sterling Road, Glace Bay | 902-849-1034