Cape Breton Economy

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Cape Breton Economy
Food
Municipal Projects

More than 40 delegates from local, Island-wide and provincial organizations came together in Mabou on Friday, May 3, to discuss the complex and urgent topic of food security in the Municipality of...

May 8, 2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 121 views

Beinn Mhàbu opens doors, looks to become economic catalyst

Beinn Mhàbu opens doors, looks to become economic catalyst

Arts | Culture
Cape Breton Economy
Heritage
People
Recreation

As Beinn Mhàbu enters the second half of its first year in operation, Gaelic College president Rodney MacDonald recalls a plan he envisioned 25 years ago to someday establish a school in Mabou.

By Dave MacNeil, March 24, 2024 | Reading Time: 6 minutes | 80 views

Christmas markets draw crowds as a social hub, cultural showcase and economic driver

Christmas markets draw crowds as a social hub, cultural showcase and economic driver

Arts | Culture
Cape Breton Economy
Communities
People

The holiday season got underway in fine style this past weekend as Christmas markets across Inverness County drew crowds eager to browse and buy a huge range of crafts, art, fresh produce and...

December 6, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 1115 views

Shopping for free! First swap and repair event hosted by municipality during Waste Reduction Week

Shopping for free! First swap and repair event hosted by municipality during Waste Reduction Week

Cape Breton Economy
Communities
Municipal Projects
People
Recreation

For over 20 years, all across Canada, the 3rd week in October is Waste Reduction Week. Everyone knows that it’s becoming more and more urgent that we humans stem the tide of waste that we produce....

October 26, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 619 views

Patience pays off with announcement of trail project

Patience pays off with announcement of trail project

Cape Breton Economy
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology

Design work is already underway, after the Nova Scotia government announced $6.4 million for the long-awaited Seawall Trail at an announcement in Meat Cove in late June. The multi-day hut-to-hut...

October 24, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 765 views

Wind policy review – what do you think?

Wind policy review – what do you think?

Cape Breton Economy
Municipal Projects
Nature | Ecology

Dozens of Inverness County residents came out earlier this week to hear about the planned update to the municipality’s wind turbine policy, and to discuss their views on what shape that policy...

October 20, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 503 views

Steer towards sustainability!

Steer towards sustainability!

Cape Breton Economy
Health | Wellness
Nature | Ecology
Recreation

Folks from Clean Foundation brought electric vehicle test drives to Inverness County during August to show residents that plugging in to a cleaner, greener future is becoming more accessible. Nova...

October 11, 2023 | Reading Time: 1 minutes | 785 views

Seeing her passion come to life

Seeing her passion come to life

Cape Breton Economy
Communities
Nature | Ecology
People

“Landfills are a waste solution that has limits as it is one direction. And once the landfills are full where do we go next?”

By Joe Carew, September 12, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 706 views

Cream rises to the top with community support

Cream rises to the top with community support

Cape Breton Economy
Food
Recreation

Their dream was their own dairy farm. What they’ve found is a community, whose support has exceeded even their wildest dreams. As Skye Glen Creamery celebrates its first anniversary in late August,...

April 26, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 464 views

Inverness County businesses can pitch for funding

Inverness County businesses can pitch for funding

Cape Breton Economy

A rising tide lifts all boats. That is the hope of a fund established earlier this year to help Cape Breton businesses...

April 24, 2023 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 274 views

New rotary design aims to improve access

New rotary design aims to improve access

Cape Breton Economy
Communities
Municipal Projects

At first glance, the redesign of the Port Hastings rotary can seem rather complicated, but the province’s lead highway designer says motorists shouldn’t have any problem navigating the...

By Dave Macneil, April 2, 2023 | Reading Time: 6 minutes | 323 views