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Chamber Executive Director, Adrian White spoke with CTV Atlantic’s Kyle Moore about the population decline in Cape Breton County. “”It’s well in their [CBRM] power to be part of the turnaround in this,” White says. “One of things businesses suffer from is the high commercial tax rate here in the CBRM. It’s the third highest in the […]

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The Sydney and Area Chamber 2016 AGM on April 3 was a great success. We were thrilled to have Senator Daniel Christmas as keynote speaker. Thanks to all who attended, the staff of Flavor 19 and a special thanks to Sydney Credit Union who sponsored this year’s event. Looking forward to next year!     […]

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The Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), has released the names of its 2017 inductees into the Cape Breton Business & Philanthropy Hall of Fame. The Cape Breton Business Hall of Fame was established in 2002 to honour individuals from the […]

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Politics aside it has been quite a year in the CBRM with several major positive steps being taken to develop the Port of Sydney. A hotly debated municipal process is now behind us and the major players now have a green light to continue to promote the Port of Sydney to the global shipping world […]

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Upcoming election offers hope for some fresh new faces, new ideas and a needed new direction Another term for the CBRM municipal government has elapsed and the electorate are preparing to vote on Oct 15 on the past performance of our mayor and his council. While it is often difficult to grab the attention of […]

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Nominations open

Do you know a CBRM business devoted to developing new and innovative products? How about a business that is committed to the growth and sustainability our community? Is there a local business or organization that goes above and beyond to deliver the best product or service to their clients or customers? If the answer is yes, then let them […]

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      JAMES RISDON Published July 25, 2016 – 7:56pm Last Updated July 25, 2016 – 7:58pm   WestJet flights between Halifax and Sydney took off little more than a year ago but the airline is already planning to double the number of those flights to two per day. Business people in Sydney are […]

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  What can we say?  A good time was had by all. Thanks to all of our sponsors for making the night a great success! Congratulations to our 2016 inductees… Business Hall of Fame: Gerry MacKenzie & Gordon Heading Philanthropy Hall of Fame – Joe Shannon Philanthropic Fundraising Organization – Festival of the Greens    

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Nominations are Now Open for 2 of our most prestigious 2016 Excellence in Business Awards.  Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey link below and let us know which businesses or organizations are deserving of recognition this year: The Jack Yazer, Young Entrepreneur(s) of the Year Award.  The Irving Schwartz, Business Person(s) of the Year […]

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