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“I want to shine a light on New Brunswick because it’s a hidden gem. We have exceptional students, teachers, and education professionals here and it’s a beautiful place to live,” says Kenneth Gunn, founder of BoostEdu. “I want the rest of Canada and beyond to know this province can lead in world-class education too.” After […]

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Considering expanding your business in the markets of South Korea, Japan, and South East Asia (ASEAN)? The new Asia Market Development Program (AMDP) connects companies with the in-market knowledge and resources they need to successfully expand or diversify into these large and fast-growing markets. The AMDP provides: Up to 20 days of one-on-one professional business […]

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“Maybe we’re April fools, buying a company just as a pandemic begins,” jokes Bruce Bradley, one of the new co-owners of Lower Woodstock’s B.I.D. Canada. That was April 1, 2020, when Bradley and his partners took over as the company’s new ownership team. Bradley has been with B.I.D. for 25 years and says those early […]

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On June 16, Introhive announced it had secured a $100-million (USD, $121.3 million CAD) investment as part of a Series C funding round, the biggest of its kind in New Brunswick history. Founded in 2012, the Fredericton-headquartered Introhive has grown from small startup to one of the top B2B relationship intelligence and data quality management […]

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Fredericton’s The Ginger Agency has doubled its team’s size and grown its business over the last two years thanks to a commitment to recruiting the best people from anywhere in the world. In a post from March, Co-CEO Kerry Wells notes that in 2015, Ginger decided to focus outside their region to find international talent. […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) understands that seeing our economy recover from this challenging year is important to all New Brunswickers. We are working hard to make this happen and are already seeing results. New Brunswick is beginning to witness positive economic trends and successes that will position us for further economic growth. There are many great […]

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When Opportunities NB (ONB) last spoke to Tracy Bell, CEO and co-founder of Millennia TEA, the Saint John company had already seen success selling their innovative fresh-leaf teas through retailers across the country. Check out that interview here where Tracy discusses scaling up, their experience with the Grow Export program, and an export mission to […]

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Fredericton, New Brunswick’s Naveco Power is committed to developing clean energy projects which will benefit both the economy and the environment while keeping investments local. It’s also an inclusive company with a diverse workforce thanks to international hires, including students like Oriana Cordido. “Naveco Power is amazing; not only have they given me a great […]

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“I have a special place in my heart for the Greater Moncton region, having been born and raised in Dieppe. It’s great to be able to give something back to this community,” notes Thinkmax President and CEO Marc Belliveau. “I spent four months in New Brunswick last year isolated at my cottage and was reminded […]

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While colleagues at the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Joe Allen and Ray Fitzpatrick were well-travelled and enjoyed a good beer. So much so that they made it a point to sample local beverages in every city and town they visited. “If there was a local beer we tried it,” says Allen. “When we discussed […]

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Now’s the time to pursue opportunities in European markets! Join us for the Europe Markets Forum, a series of online events providing Atlantic Canadian companies with market entry guidance into European markets. Upcoming sessions include: May 27: Germany May 28: France June 2: Netherlands & Belgium June 4: Spain & Italy June 9: UK June […]

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“There’s been a lot going on for TD both in New Brunswick and nationally, our business has been experiencing record growth recently,” notes Josh Hakkenberg, TD’s Halifax-based Associate Vice President. “When we opened our Dieppe office for TD Insurance last July, the plan was to hire about 100 new colleagues. We’re up to 180 now […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is a culture-driven organization; it is our people that drive our success. Our team is passionate, confident, well-informed, and driven by seeing New Brunswick companies succeed. Suzanne Turmel and Steve Kelly are shining examples of what our team brings to the table. This spring, both Suzanne and Steve are retiring, each with […]

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Moncton’s Area52 is an innovative product development company helping businesses be more productive via robotics, automation, and a variety of Industrial Internet of Things-based (IIoT) solutions. Founder Tim Fogarty says the company is currently engaged in multiple projects for the food manufacturing sector, specifically seafood. “We are working on multiple seafood solutions mainly focused on […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is accepting applications to the Grow Export 2021 export training program which is supported by the Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy, a partnership with Opportunities NB, the three other Atlantic Provinces and the Federal Government. The objective of this robust program is to build the export capacity of small businesses in […]

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Saint-François-de-Madawaska’s JMN Enterprises Inc. is a family-owned manufacturer that produces a wide variety of value-added wood products for both the wholesale and retail industries. Founded in 1998, JMN has grown tremendously in recent years and is well recognized for delivering high-quality products thanks to its in-depth knowledge of advanced wood manufacturing and reliance on cutting-edge […]

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For the fifth year in a row, Opportunities NB (ONB) invites high school graduates enrolled in New Brunswick post-secondary institutions to apply for one of 12 NB Proud Awards. Retention of talent is important to our province’s economic growth. ONB is pleased to yet again recognize high school graduates who demonstrate pride in New Brunswick […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) offers many opportunities for students to gain professional experience, training, and mentorship. Our student offerings include internships and co-op placements, a summer program, and a one-year post-graduate training program. Students bring new ideas, fresh perspectives, and exciting energy to ONB. Our goal is to connect them to opportunities across the province and […]

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Launched in 1982, Fredericton’s Corey Nutrition has become one of the world’s top pet food companies. With its products manufactured here in New Brunswick using many locally-sourced ingredients, Corey is a true provincial success story. As the company told us in February, part of their success is a focus on recruiting top international talent — […]

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Moncton’s Fiddlehead Technology employs big data analysis to revolutionize food and beverage supply chains and help the world produce better food with less waste. One of the keys to the company’s success was an early relationship with New Brunswick’s McCain Foods, which became Fiddlehead’s first major client. Earlier this year, the New Brunswick-based frozen food […]

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