About Business Cape Breton

Business Cape Breton (BCB) is an organization poised for continued success in fostering and building a strong economy for Cape Breton.

 

Strategic Objective:  

Business Cape Breton works diligently to align its efforts to support the endorsed strategic direction of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality in creating prosperous growth for Cape Breton.  Business Cape Breton will provide CBRM with activities to assist in guiding and navigating regional economic development while providing support to businesses, operating as connectors among economic development partners, supporting business growth and retention, and supporting regional leadership on economic priorities components.  Business Cape Breton works diligently to align its efforts to support the endorsed strategic direction of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality in creating prosperous growth for Cape Breton.  

 

Components

Business Development 

  • To promote and facilitate regional economic development goals of CBRM.
  • To provide regional support and leadership on targeted economic development initiatives & support to businesses.
  • To operate as connectors among economic development partners, and supporting business growth & retention .

Economic Development 

  • To promote and facilitate CBRM’s regional economic development goals while providing leadership, support and navigation on targeted economic development initiatives & support to businesses, operating as connectors among economic development partners, and supporting business growth & retention.

Community Economic Development

  • To develop, promote, and implement projects and initiatives specific to CBRM.

 

Volunteer Board
Parker Rudderham, Chair - Director

Cecil Saccary, Vice Chair - Director

Marlene Lovett, Secretary/Treasurer - Director                                                                                          

Leroy Peach, Director

Duke Fraser, Director

Danny Ellis, Director

Darren McFadgen, Director

James Kehoe, Director

Darren MacNeil, Director

Eileen Lannon Oldford, CEO (Staff - Ex. Officio Member)

 

Staff
Eileen Lannon Oldford, CEO

Barb Vallis, Senior Financial Officer

Wayne Scott, Economic Development Officer

Shannon McNeil, Business Development Officer

                                                                                                        

Business Cape Breton (BCB) works diligently to align their efforts and support in Business Development and Economic Development with the endorsed strategic direction of its Municipal, Provincial, Federal, Business and Economic Development partners in creating prosperous growth for our municipal unit and Cape Breton.

 

Questions/Comments, please email info@businesscapebreton.ca

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