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Announcing the CBMIC 2021 Board of Directors

Posted on: July 7, 2021


Say hello to our 2021 Board of Directors! On Tuesday, July 6th, members of the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative elected (3) new board members and re-elected (3) re-offering members.  These (6) positions, along with the (6) members in the second of a two year term make up the (12) seats on our 2021 Board of Directors: Newly elected: Marc Botte Colette Deveaux Adam Young Re-elected: John Ellingbo Debbie Mullins Chris MacDonald Incumbent (2nd of 2 yr term): Nigel  Kearns Jerry Holland Eirinn Fraser Aaron Lewis Victor Tomiczek Joe Sampson…

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Vote now for the 2021 Board of Directors!

Posted on: June 29, 2021


Voting is now open for the 2021 Board of Directors for the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. As a member of CBMIC you have a voice and we want to hear it! Voting is open from Tuesday, June 29th through Tuesday, July 6th at 5:00 pm AT. If you are not a CBMIC member or have not renewed your membership, you can sign up here: http://www.cbmic.ca/membership Please do not hesitate to reach out to admin@cbmic.ca with any questions about what membership type is best for you. VOTING There are (6)…

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2021 AGM Announcement & Call for Nominations for CBMIC Board of Directors

Posted on: June 17, 2021


The call for Nominations for the 2022 Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative is now open! CALL FOR NOMINATIONS   CBMIC is holding its annual election for its board of directors. There are (6) incumbents, (4) members re-offering, resulting in (6) positions in total open to fill. CBMIC members are encouraged to nominate anyone who they believe would be a valuable candidate for the CBMIC board of directors. We also invite anyone who is interested and thinks they can contribute positively to our organization to put their name forward for nomination. CBMIC…

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WE HAVE MERCH!

Posted on: March 30, 2021


The team at Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative is excited to announce the arrival of our CBMIC hoodies, tees, and ball hats - just in time for spring and just in time for ECMA week! Check out our shop to see colour and size options: cbmic.ca/shop Tees are available in men's and women's cuts, with all tees and hoodies in black/onyx and navy/indigo options. If you are looking for 2XL, we can order hoodies individually and will be adding men's tees to our inventory very soon. Contact admin@cbmic.ca for more…

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CBMIC Artist Mentorship Workshop

Posted on: March 10, 2021


The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative is proud to present the "CBMIC Artist Mentorship Workshop" with singer-songwriter, recording and performing artist Terra Spencer. About this workshop: The CBMIC Artist Mentorship Workshop is an opportunity for emerging Cape Breton artists to connect with an established artist in a no-pressure format. Selected members will be connected with artist Terra Spencer to schedule three personal 1:1 sessions on a virtual platform (i.e. Zoom) to discuss various elements of the artist journey and help define the next steps in your unique career path. The…

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Folk Unlocked

Posted on: February 3, 2021


The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music/Musique NB, Music Newfoundland and Labrador, Music Nova Scotia, the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC), and Music Prince Edward Island are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” Spotlight Showcase at the 2021 Folk Alliance International “Folk Unlocked” from February 22 - 26. In place of an in-person conference this year, “Folk Unlocked”, will offer a five-day virtual event for the entire international folk community to come together in a series of engaging conference panels, showcases, peer group meetings, networking,…

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Petition: Provincial Support for the Culture Sector in Nova Scotia

Posted on: October 13, 2020


Your voice matters! CBMIC has started a petition asking for government action to ensure that Nova Scotia’s creative and cultural sector is able to survive, recover, and flourish in the new circumstances created by Covid-19. Your voice matters and we need your help! If you have received this email twice, its because you are on both our previous and current distribution lists. We appreciate your patience as we work to consolidate into the new membership platform via cbmic.ca/membership. Now, the petition... The creative and cultural sector contributes significantly to the…

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Events, & Funding, & Education, OH MY!

Posted on: September 24, 2020


Hello members!    Well, things are starting to get a little more active around here, slowly but surely. We have some events in the works, funding opportunities for artists from both Music NS and FACTOR, and some upcoming funding opportunities through CBMIC.  Let’s jump right into it shall we?       EVENTS   The Music Island CB Songwriter’s Series This Thursday evening we will be announcing a 5-week songwriter’s series hosted by Governor’s Pub and Eatery as a CBMIC fundraiser. Every Thursday, starting Oct 1st, we will be featuring three…

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Say hello to our new board members & staff!

Posted on: August 12, 2020


CBMIC is proud introduce our new board members for 2020: Eirinn Fraser, Aaron Lewis, and Joe Sampson. Collectively, they are bringing over 40 years of music industry experience and passion to CBMIC. Eirinn Fraser Eirinn resides on beautiful Cape Breton Island in the picturesque County of Inverness. She brings 17 years of experience in the entertainment industry and an eclectic mix of skill sets and enthusiasm. It has always been her intent to help others succeed at their goals and dreams. In recent years Eirinn has worked on various community…

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CBMIC Project Opportunity

Posted on: July 22, 2020


Deadline to submit: Monday, July 27th 11:59pm CBMIC Music Island Project Assistant Positions These positions involve program and project coordinating, data organization, record keeping, public communications, regional travel and more. Who we need: The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC) is looking for two positive, energetic, socially motivated, music loving and Cape Breton proud individuals for the positions of “CBMIC Music Island Project Assistants.” Who we are: CBMIC is a Not for Profit Music Association for the Cape Breton Region. For 13 years, we have been supporting, growing and empowering…

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2020 AGM ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted on: June 26, 2020


The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC) Announces our 2020 Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations CBMIC’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020, at The Convent 170 George St. Sydney, NS. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only current Board Executive and Directors will be present during the meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 pm. on our CBMIC Facebook page and will be available for everyone to watch. Q&A will take place during the meeting, and all comments will be monitored to ensure involvement with…

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