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CBU Professor Awarded Funding for Research on Cape Breton Food Insecurity

December 10, 2018

Assistant Professor in Community Studies Dr. Leigh Potvin has been awarded $25,000 in funding for her research project, “Storying food…

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Funding Awarded to CBU Professor for Research on Affordable Housing and Neighbourhood Deprivation

December 10, 2018

Dr. Catherine Leviten-Reid, Associate Professor in Cape Breton University’s MBA in Community Economic Development program, has been awarded funding in…

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Cape Breton University Celebrates Viola Desmond with Book Launch and $10 Bill Exchange with Bank of Canada

November 27, 2018

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Cape Breton University will celebrate the launch of a new book, Viola Desmond; Her Life…

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CBU Researchers Awarded $300K in NSERC Discovery Grants

November 19, 2018

Four Cape Breton University researchers recently received Natural Science Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants to continue and expand important…

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CBU Signs MOU with SIAS International University

November 14, 2018

The President of Cape Breton University, the Honourable David C. Dingwall signed an MOU with SIAS International University on Nov.…

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CBU to Host 20th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture

November 9, 2018

Internationally renowned journalist and author Gwynne Dyer will be giving the 20th annual J.B. McLachlan Lecture on Wednesday, November 14,…

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CBU Announced as Host Facility for 2019 and 2020 Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships

November 5, 2018

Cape Breton University will proudly welcome more than 900 athletes, and their families, and 200 coaches and officials will travel…

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CAPERS Host AUS Championships and Honour Robbie Chiasson

October 30, 2018

The Cape Breton University CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams will host the 2018 AUS Championships from November 1 –…

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Cape Breton University Moves to a Smoke-Free Campus

October 3, 2018

Cape Breton University is moving to a smoke-free campus, effective October 17, 2018. The new Smoke-Free Campus Policy coincides with…

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Cape Breton University Receives $75,000 Gift from Ted Nolan Foundation

October 2, 2018

On October 1, 2018, Ted Nolan, former NHL left-winger and head coach, presented Cape Breton University with a donation of…

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CBU’s Art Gallery and Beaton Institute Receive Provincial Funding

September 26, 2018

I am pleased to inform you that today, September 26, 2018, the Province of Nova Scotia announced $700,000 in annual…

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CBU and CBRM Sign MOU to Improve Community Transportation

September 21, 2018

Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to address…

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