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Mission Statement

Created in 1980 by Cape Breton University and Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada, the Louisbourg Institute brings together professors, researchers, teachers, and students who share a common passion for education, research, and the Fortress of Louisbourg – home to one of North America’s largest 18th-century historical reconstructions and one of its richest archeological records.

Through a wide range of collaborative projects, the Institute makes the wonders of Fortress Louisbourg accessible to the widest possible audience, encourages innovation and excellence in teaching and research, and enhances the learning experiences of students of all ages.

This site contains information on CBU courses, research aids along with information on the Fortress of Louisbourg.

You can also check out our pictures on our new Flicker account.

For more information about the spring, 2014, research position with the Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources click here.

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Cape Breton University

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Rd.

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Canada B1P 6L2

Toll Free: 1-888-959-9995 (Canada/US)

Tel: (902) 539-5300

Fax: (902) 562-0119