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MOU Signed between Cape Breton University and 36 Combat Engineer Regiment

Today, Cape Breton University and 36 Combat Engineer Regiment, Victoria Park signed a five year co-operative educational and employment opportunity agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding is a renewal of an existing relationship that is expected to be beneficial for CBU Engineering Technology Diploma and Degree students. The agreement establishes that the Military will offer CBU More »

IHG and Cape Breton University Establish First IHG Academy in Canada

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the establishment of the first IHG Academy in Canada at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The program has been created and supported by Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc., Fortis Properties, the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS), and the Tourism More »

CBU Signs Agreement with China Synfuels

On the occasion of the visit of the Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia, leading a Business Mission to China of Canadian Premiers and Business and Education Leaders, Dr. Li Yong-Wang, General Manager of China Synfuels Company Ltd. joined H. John Harker, President & Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University (CBU) and Dr. Ross McCurdy, More »

Biofuel Opportunities key to Co-operation with Cape Breton University

Dr. H. John Harker, President and Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University (Nova Scotia/Canada), who will be visiting Henan Agricultural University (HAU) on July 6, sees significant potential in biofuels as a source of shared research that will foster Chinese and Canadian co-operation. One of Dr. Harker’s greatest interests is that of renewable energy. His background More »

CAPERS Fall Classic Women’s Basketball Friendship Games

Cape Breton University is hosting the CAPERS Fall Classic Women’s Basketball Friendship Games from October 21-23 at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. The three-day tournament will showcase basketball talent from around the world as teams participating include the Beijing Shougang Basketball Club, one the top women’s teams in China, the McMaster University Marauders from Hamilton, Ont. and More »

Updates from Canadian International College (CIC) in Egypt

February 14th, 2011…As the historic events of the past few weeks have unfolded in Cairo, Cape Breton University has watched and worried, hoped and cheered, along with the 2,400 students at our partner campus, the Canadian International College (CIC) in New Cairo, Egypt, and approximately 100 Egyptian students studying here in Sydney. On the day More »

China Friendship Games – Closing Remarks

President and Vice Chancellor Dr. John Harker Remarks – Closing Banquet, Canada – China Friendship Games 2011-01-20 ~ Beijing, China First, let me welcome you all to this CBU social evening and then thank you all. We have come to the end of a very successful program, built around, but not restricted to, the friendship More »