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Helping people reach their greatest potential by working with their abilities and mitigating the barriers is the passionate motto of the Breton Ability Centre.  “At the Breton Ability Centre, we recognize and celebrate that everyone is unique… Everything we do is with the goal of helping...

Beards in Cape Breton, and beyond, are getting the attention and treatment they deserve thanks to the Cape Breton Beard Factory. An idea originating in 2017 from the inability to buy local beard products has turned into a way to give back to the community and...

Inside the doors of St. George’s Hall, once home to many local gatherings, there’s a new sense of community brewing.  52 Nepean Street is now home-sweet-home to Island Folk Cider House, Cape Breton’s first and only craft cidery. While the first batch was brewed in February...

From Korea to Canada and so many places in-between, Bryden Mombourquette and Nathan Park, owners of the Gaslight Cafe, bring a world of experience through customer service and delicious food and drinks to the island we all call home. “Our inspiration didn’t come from the fact...

When you mix a restaurant and love, you get a family, and family is exactly what Mike and Monica Black, owners of the Black Spoon Bistro, cherish the most. “We were living in New Brunswick, but to be closer to my family we came home,” shares...

From VHS and DVDs to fitness, Shauna and George Sifnakis have been deeply ingrained in the business community for over 40 years with no signs of slowing down. Owners of Ascendo Fitness & Supplement King, Shauna and George, work hard to deliver a personal experience to...

This position is only open to students currently enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution. Unfortunately, International students do not qualify under this funding program. ------------------------------ Description The Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce is looking to hire an enthusiastic, self-directed, and exceptionally organized individual. This role will be...

Thanks to the continued support of the people on and off the island, Charlene Anderson continues to live out her dream of owning Charlene’s Nutrition Centre (CNC), a business that specializes in the health and wellness of her loyal customers. “Charlene’s Nutrition Centre is a health...

It is the aspiring entrepreneurs that push their dreams beyond the limit to create something incredible, and with the help of Innovacorp, entrepreneurs soar past the limit every day. Innovacorp gives entrepreneurs the means to make their dreams happen through finding, funding, and fostering innovative Nova...