News & Reports

2017

  • Premier meets with employees at business services centre

    February 21, 2017, MONCTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant met with employees at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) business services centre in Moncton today during a tour of the facility. The centre is one of many in this sector throughout the province. “The business services centre industry employs thousands of New Brunswickers and is

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  • Awareness key to growth in business services centre sector

    February 9, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Increased awareness of the work being done in the business services centre sector, along with community and social responsibility, were key topics at a recent meeting of industry representatives. “New Brunswick is the world leader in the business services centre sector,” said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is

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  • Investments support expansion at Covered Bridge Potato Chip Co.

    January 25, 2017, WATERVILLE (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments have announced a contribution of $867,000 to help the Covered Bridge Potato Chip Co. with an 836-square metre (9,000-square foot) expansion. This will allow the company to improve efficiency, optimize operating space and increase production. “Investing in this expansion will help deliver on our

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  • Saint John business services centre to create 350 jobs

    January 20, 2017, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – Sears Canada is opening a business services centre in Saint John this spring, creating 350 new jobs. Combined with Wednesday’s announcement of a similar centre in Edmundston, the company is adding 530 jobs in New Brunswick. “New Brunswick is a world leader in the business services centre sector.

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  • New business services centre to open in Edmundston

    January 18, 2017, EDMUNDSTON (GNB) – Sears Canada is opening a business services centre in Edmundston this spring, creating 180 new jobs. “We are seeing growth in the business services sector as we partner with this well-known national brand,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “This is a sector that will continue to create jobs for New

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  • Economic Growth Plan sees opportunity in business services centre sector

    January 16, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government plans to capitalize upon its existing assets to nurture further growth in one of Canada’s fastest-growing industries. The province has made gains in the business support service sector, thanks in part to its bilingual workforce, telecommunications infrastructure and existing firms. “The business services centre sector is

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  • Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity opens at UNB

    January 16, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is investing $1.9 million in the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, an innovative hub for research, training and industry collaboration, which officially opened today at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). “The need for more cybersecurity support and services around the world is a huge opportunity to

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  • Investment in Island Fishermen Cooperative Association supports jobs in Lamèque and Pointe-Sapin

    January 14, 2017, LAMÈQUE (GNB) – The provincial government is investing more than $525,000 in the Island Fisherman Cooperative Association, allowing the co-operative to improve efficiency and productivity, and increase export sales, as well as helping to support jobs in the region. “Your government understands the importance of job creation and economic growth in all

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  • N.B. students participating in cybersecurity competition

    January 12, 2017, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – Students at five New Brunswick high schools are participating in CyberTitan, a North American cybersecurity competition. “We understand that preparing students for a knowledge-based economy is important,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. “CyberTitan provides an excellent learning opportunity for students to develop their cybersecurity

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  • ONB Strategic Plan 2016-2019

    ONB Strategic Plan 2016-2019 (PDF format)