News & Reports

2017

  • 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)

  • Business services centres a priority sector for New Brunswick

    January 9, 2017, MONCTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant met with employees at the Tangerine Contact Centre in Moncton today, one of the many business services centres in the province. “The business services centre industry employs thousands of New Brunswickers and is a major contributor of New Brunswick exports,” said Gallant. “There are interesting career

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  • Opportunities NB recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

    January 5, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Opportunities NB has been recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2017. Currently in its 9th year, Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This year’s winners were announced in the January 2017 issue of Atlantic Business

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  • Business services centre sector sets vision for 2021

    January 4, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The business services centre industry, formerly known as the contact centre industry, will modernize their image and vision beginning in 2017. Identified as a growth opportunity in the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan, a government and industry committee have worked together to set a vision for 2021. “Our vision

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2016

  • Premier encourages diversification at NB Exporters symposium

    December 16, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant told New Brunswick exporters his recent trade mission to China provided an opportunity for home-grown businesses to compete in new markets. “As the most trade-oriented province in Canada, we must diversify our export markets,” said Gallant. “There are tremendous opportunities for market growth in Asia and

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  • Buying local in preparation for the holiday season

    December 8, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are encouraged to buy local during the 2016 holiday season. By choosing local and independent businesses for services, shopping, dining and other needs during the holidays, consumers not only enjoy a distinctive and personal experience, but also help build and strengthen communities and the economy. “Local businesses

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  • 2015-2016 ONB Annual Report

    2015-2016 Opportunities NB Annual Report