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Aboriginal Cultural Tourism: Heritage and Economic Development; Reflections from the Cape Breton Experience [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2007

"Cultural tourism, Aboriginal cultural tourism and importance of product authenticity are examined. The paper provides a case narrative of Aboriginal cultural tourism involving five First Nations communities on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. It discusses the role of Cape Breton University, the island’s only university, as a linking-pin and neutral venue for local Aboriginal leaders, non-Aboriginal government development agencies and mainstream tourist operators to discuss a long-term unified strategy for Aboriginal cultural tourism development in this region."

Membertou First Nation: Building the Brand and building the Band [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)

"On July 18, 2006, the front page headline of the Cape Breton Post, in bold type, announced, “Membertou, CEO part company” Bernd Christmas stated there were philosophical differences on plans for further growth and development and that his resignation is effective September 1, 2006. Chief Paul was emotional in his public thank you to Mr. Christmas and thanked him effusively for his contribution to the community growth. Chief Paul recruited Christmas to support his vision and new image for Membertou. He is now faced with new concerns amidst Christmas’s departure.

Brand Membertou: Walking in Two Different Worlds [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2006

"Bernd Christmas, CEO of Membertou First Nation near Sydney, NS, ponders some obstacles which he and his staff have encountered over the past number of years, in their quest to establish a strong brand and strong brand recognition for this First Nation community of 1100. They realize Membertou’s journey from a community with a massive operating deficit and escalating welfare costs, to one with budget surpluses and economic renewal has been seen as a model for First Nations development in Canada.

Aboriginal Cultural Tourism - Mi'kmaq Ethics [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2005

"The literature of the birth and growth of aboriginal cultural tourism is briefly explored with applications in the Mi’kmaq First Nation. Section 6, Research Involving Aboriginal People of the Tri-Council Policy Statement is presented as a guide and blueprint for tourism marketing researchers."

Cape Breton University Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment - Employment [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University

List of current employment opportunities.

Cape Breton University Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University

Located in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, home to world-class natural resources and Canada’s most aggressive climate change laws, CSEE is positioned not simply to contribute to this research, but to lead it.

George Unsworth Chair in Accounting [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2012

As the first holder of the George Unsworth Chair in Accounting, John MacKinnon, FCA. envisions the Chair as a means to promote the advancement of accounting as a curriculum opportunity that prepares graduates to work in today’s global environment, to share research knowledge with the accounting profession and strengthen contributions to both the local and international community, particularly through support and education with and for the non-profit sector.

Shannon School of Business: Degrees & Programs [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2012

Cape Breton University’s MBA in Community Economic Development (CED) is an advanced program with community at its core; it resonates with people who wish to make a difference in their organizations and their communities.

Degrees and Programs: Bachelor of Science Community Studies (BScCS) Integrative Science [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2012

Integrative Science brings together scientific knowledges and ways of knowing from Indigenous and Western world views to provide science education. This “bringing knowledges together” is known as Toqwa’tu’kl Kjijitaqnn in the Mi’kmaq language and as “Two-Eyed Seeing” in the words of Mi’kmaw Elder Albert Marshall. “Two-Eyed Seeing” is more than a label ...

Ethnographies of Selected Reserves [Cape Breton University, CBU]

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Cape Breton University (CBU)
Year of publication: 
2012

The following ethnographies were researched and compiled by Mi'kmaw students hired through Aboriginal L.I.N.K.S. Each is a compendium of information about Nova Scotia reserves with regard to physical description including size, location, and proximity to other towns or villages; what businesses and other concerns comprise the reserves, including private businesses and band operated businesses; services and facilities available in the communities; and the names of the people who make up the band councils, administration, and educational institutions.

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