New Dawn Enterprises Limited, incorporated in 1976, is the oldest Community Development Corporation in Canada and is a Founding Member of the Canadian CED (Community Economic Development) Network. It is a private, volunteer directed business dedicated to community building. New Dawn seeks to identify community needs and to establish and operate ventures that speak to those needs. New Dawn employs over 175 people from the Cape Breton community and it services 600 Cape Bretoners each day through its companies and projects.
New Dawn Health Care offers professional health care services including home care, foot care, blood collection services and residential living for seniors though Home Living Ltd. and the New Dawn Guest Home. New Dawn Health Care is a registered Provider for Veterans Affairs Canada, BlueCross Insurance, and a number of other insurance providers.
New Dawn owns and manages four commercial properties including the historic Crowell’s Building in downtown Sydney, as well as two hundred quality homes to mix of young families, professionals and seniors throughout CBRM. Click here to see current vacancies.
New Dawn College
New Dawn College is a registered Private Career College offering diploma programs in Cosmetology Hair Design, Continuing Care Assistant, Basic Welding and High Pressure Pipe Welding.
Meals on Wheels
New Dawn Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit program that provides hot, nutritious meals and smiles to people in our community who are unable to prepare meals for themselves. All meals are delivered to the doorsteps by our team of dedicated and friendly volunteers.
Enabling investors the opportunity to grow their money through the CEDIF (Community Economic Development Investment Fund) structure while also growing the community in which they live and work.
The New Dawn Community Education Foundation was established as a registered charity in 2002. The work of the Foundation is to engage and encourage community participation and dialogue as the basis for community building and to raise funds to do the work.
Holy Angels Project
New Dawn Enterprises recently purchased this historic complex, which has been an important asset in our community for decades and, in the case of the Convent, over a century. We are now seeking ways to adapt these facilities to meet community needs in the most responsible, creative, and sustainable way possible.