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Registration is free and now open for The Atlantic Provinces Reverse Trade Show (APRTS)! October 18 – 24, 2021 (Small Business Week) About the APRTS: New Brunswick is pleased to be hosting this year’s APRTS from October 18 to 24, with a “live” day being held on October 20. The event was initiated in 2008 […]

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We are reopening the Scale-up Hub Atlanta program to accept applications for a Fall cohort Scale-up Hub Atlanta (the “Program”) helps high-growth and innovation technology companies based in Atlantic Canada build an international presence and grow their export sales in the Atlanta region. Scale-up Hub Atlanta will be delivered virtually. What does Scale-up Hub Atlanta […]

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“It is the story of a biodegradable innovation that is changing how we clean.” That’s how Moncton’s Dizolve describes its company and mission. The company manufactures dissolvable laundry strips the size and weight of a small strip of paper. Their patented eco-friendly dissolvable strips are packaged in recyclable cardboard and eliminate the need for plastic […]

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“As every new report including the most recent one from the IPCC shows, it’s past time to get serious about climate change and sustainable development,” says Charles Thibodeau of Green Economy New Brunswick (GENB). “Not only are businesses recognizing that it’s the right thing to do, but they’re also realizing there are real tangible benefits […]

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The Smart Energy Company is urgently hiring Electrical Labourers to complete the site work for the Shediac solar farm! Full-time and contract work is available. See all details here. Founded in 2016, Quispamsis-based The Smart Energy Company (TSEC) is helping Atlantic Canada’s businesses create pathways to a carbon-neutral future through innovative renewable energy solutions. In […]

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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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