13 episodes

Podcast series on adapting to change and making waves as a business in Cape Breton

MOVING WITH THE TIDES NS Works | Island Employment

    • Business

Podcast series on adapting to change and making waves as a business in Cape Breton

    Moving with the Tides Episode 12: Resiliency, Community Support and a Bright Future

    Moving with the Tides Episode 12: Resiliency, Community Support and a Bright Future

    Host Patti MacDonald-David chats with Wendy Owens-Abbott, manager of the Bras D'or Lakes Inn located in the village of St. Peter's on Cape Breton Island. The Inn operated through the COVID pandemic, adjusting services as required...and discovering how a supportive community could make a big impact on small business.

    • 18 min
    Moving with the Tides - Episode 11 Rise Again 2030 - The Return of Cape Breton Tourism, Creative Development & Good Jobs

    Moving with the Tides - Episode 11 Rise Again 2030 - The Return of Cape Breton Tourism, Creative Development & Good Jobs

    Patti MacDonald-David of Nova Scotia Works-Island Employment talks to Terry Smith, CEO of Destination Cape Breton. They chat about the long-term plan to rebuild the tourism economy of Cape Breton Island, post COVID.

    • 28 min
    Diversity Speaks Episode 1

    Diversity Speaks Episode 1

    Nova Scotia Works-Island Employment is dedicated to giving voice to diversity on the island of Cape Breton. In episode 1 of  "Diversity Speaks" our host Brad Sheppard speaks with Newcomer Chris Mwakiluma, about his experience in moving from Tanzania to Cape Breton.

    • 23 min
    Investing, Growing & Caring: A Cape Breton Story

    Investing, Growing & Caring: A Cape Breton Story

    Join Patti MacDonald-David as she chats with business owner Damien MacInnis. Damien is a unique entrepreneur living on Cape Breton Island. While seeking out economic partnerships, he always tends to get side-tracked into fighting for community well-being.  

    • 21 min
    Moving with the Tides - Episode 9 An Interview with Strait Area Chamber of Commerce Director

    Moving with the Tides - Episode 9 An Interview with Strait Area Chamber of Commerce Director

    A chat with Misty MacDonald, the Director of the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce. Misty talks about what the chamber can do for Cape Breton Businesses and how COVID has impacted the chamber membership.

    • 19 min
    Moving with the Tides - Episode 8 A New Life, Potlucks and the "Wave"

    Moving with the Tides - Episode 8 A New Life, Potlucks and the "Wave"

    Host Patti MacDonald-David chats with Trina Hall-Samson of the Y-Reach program, a settlement service for Newcomers to Cape Breton island. Learn about programs that help employers hire immigrants, what is involved in becoming part of a new rural community and how citizens reach out and welcome New Canadians here on Cape Breton Island.

    • 21 min

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