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Cape Breton loses Baddeck new media fest to P.E.I. as funding squabbles escalate

News | 08/21/2002 4:00 am EDT
A disappointing decision by Cape Breton’s economic development agency to stop funding the Baddeck International New Media Festival has reportedly led the event to relocate to Prince Edward Island. Following notification by key sponsor Enterprise Cape Breton Corp. (ECBC) that it wouldn’t continue to put money into the industry event, TechPEI has apparently picked up the ball with a multi-year commitment to organizers to put the festival on the western tip of the island.

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