Cape Breton Centre-Whitney Pier
Bryden is an educator and a small business owner with extensive experience in management, marketing and sales. He considers operating a business through the pandemic to be one of his most significant challenges and says that clear, confident leadership is needed to lead the province through its economic recovery.
Born and raised in the Ashby area of Sydney, Bryden taught school in South Korea before becoming the Overseas Marketing Manager for the Korean Electronic firm Taeyang Electronic Co Ltd.
After moving back to Canada, he became Cape Breton’s only Starbucks Coffee Master before turning his attention to operating his own businesses.
Mombourquette is in the fourth year of business as owner of The Gaslight Cafe, which recently hit a milestone of selling over 25,000 pies. He and his partner Seung Hyun (Nathan) Park live in Sydney.