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Collaborative Research Project Recognized

Research being conducted at Cape Breton University has the potential to impact palliative support services in the region and across the country. Cape Breton University professors, Dr. Sue Korol, Department of Psychology, and Sheila Profit, Department of Nursing, in collaboration with Dr. Anne Frances D’Intino, Cape Breton District Health Authority, were awarded a Gillian MacMichael More »

Bringing the Past to the Present

A Celebration of the Txalupa Project Cape Breton University’s Louisbourg Institute, Parks Canada, and Membertou are pleased to present Robert Grenier, a world-leader in archaeology and underwater conservation. Grenier, who is Chief of the Underwater Archaeology Service for Parks Canada, will be at the Muin Room, Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, on Thursday, June 9 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 »

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

Cape Breton University Art Gallery in partnership with Unama’ki College is honoured to host Where are the Children?, an archival photo exhibition that explores the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential School System. This educational exhibit will be on display at the Gallery from June 2 until September 16, the public opening is Thursday, June More »

Aboriginal Education, Economic Sustainability and Environment on CBU Agenda for Governor General

Cape Breton University is showcasing its history and leadership in Aboriginal education during the Governor General of Canada’s visit to campus on Thursday, June 2.  Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will learn about CBU’s thirty-five year relationship with local and regional Aboriginal communities and the significant milestones that speak More »

SIFE Cape Breton Recognized With Two National Titles

This week Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Cape Breton travelled to Toronto, Ont. to compete in SIFE Canada nationals. The team consisted of 13 CBU students and staff advisor, Matt Stewart, a business counselor at CBU’s Small Business Development Centre (SBDC). With 2011 being the teams first full year of operation they were nominated for 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 »

CBU Celebrates 2011 Spring Convocation

Cape Breton University is celebrating the successes of 571 students during its 2011 Spring Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Students from 18 countries including Canada, China and Egypt are set to walk across the stage to receive degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines. They will be proudly welcomed into the More »

LeFort Biographer at Puffin Gallery

Book about Canada’s “artist in wool” Shortlisted for Award The Atlantic Book Awards festival kicks off Friday, May 13, including an appearance by Cape Breton author Daniel Doucet at Puffin Gallery, Historic Properties, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Doucet’s biography of Élizabeth LeFort – Canada’s Artist in Wool / L’artiste canadienne de la laine (CBU Press) More »