CBRM Viability Study Not Getting the Attention it Deserves

Cover of Cape Breton Regtional Municipality Viability Study by Grant Thornton, August 2019

Almost exactly one year ago, the CBRM Viability Study report was released. While the report identified some of the CBRM’s advantages and opportunities, it also identified the many challenges and threats faced by CBRM – that if not addressed will have increasingly negative implications beginning in the very near future.

Platform Pillar 2: Accelerate Upgrades to Rural High Speed Internet

map of CBRM District 3 showing results of slow internet speed tests

If residents and businesses don’t have access to quality broadband, this will likely limit future growth in the region. I will put forth a motion to create a special ad hoc committee tasked with accelerating the pace of upgrades to Rural High Speed Internet.

Platform Pillar 1: Renewable Energy Strategy

Arial view of Credit Union Place Solar PV panel array.

As CBRM District 3 Councillor, I will advocate for the creation of a comprehensive renewable energy strategy. Glen Murrant – August 16, 2020 “Francesco La Camera, director general of IRENA (the International Renewable Energy Agency), has suggested the falling cost of renewable energy means … ‘Renewable power is the backbone of any development that aims … Read more