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Legacy of Rita MacNeil to live on at CBU

On May 6, 2013, the community of Cape Breton and beyond gathered at Centre 200 for an evening of entertainment to pay tribute to the late Rita MacNeil. World-class musicians and all those that donated their time and talent, along with everyone that attended, made “Home I’ll be: Remembering Rita” an outstanding success and a More »

Sustaining Culture at Cape Breton University

A gift of music, culture and history was celebrated this afternoon, as Cape Breton University (CBU) honoured the generous donation to be made by Denis Ryan, a founding member of the musical group, Ryan’s Fancy. This priceless gift is from Ryan’s personal archives and shares the story of the internationally acclaimed Celtic music group, Ryan’s More »

CBU Unveils Results of $2 Million Library Enhancement Project

Libraries, literature and music were centre stage as Cape Breton University, joined by award-winning authors, Frank Macdonald, Alistair and Alexander MacLeod and members of the Barra MacNeils, unveiled $2 million worth ofrenovations to the campus library.The celebration began at 7 p.m. in the Boardmore Playhouse with An Evening of Prose and Music followed by a More »

ECBC Hockey Day in Cape Breton – Hockey Hall of Fame’s Interactive Tour Display

Part of CBU’s Builder of Champions Celebration As part of the Builder of Champions celebration, several events are planned to honour hockey great and Cape Breton native, Al MacNeil. One event that is destined to capture community interest is the Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation Hockey Day in Cape Breton,tobehosted atCBU’s Canada Games Complex on Saturday, More »

Cape Breton University and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. Sign Gift Agreement

$500,000 in Support of Aboriginal Awards Today, Cape Breton University proudly announced and signed a $500,000 gift agreement with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. in support of Aboriginal student awards. The Irving Shipbuilding Awards will be available to Aboriginal undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in environmental remediation and management.  Three scholarships and two bursaries More »