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Opportunities NB and CyberNB are recruiting New Brunswick companies to attend a virtual New Brunswick Cyber Summit to the United Kingdom, Ukraine, and France from March 17th to 19th, 2021. The mission aims to increase international business opportunities for New Brunswick Companies; increase international knowledge of our unique cybersecurity capabilities; and grow New Brunswick’s technology […]

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Founded in 1982 by Lee and Jane Corey, Corey Nutrition began as a small distribution business. After their Ontario supplier went out of business, the Coreys built their own facility at home in Fredericton. They began providing aquafeed and specialized equipment to the aquaculture sector. However, now nearly forty years later, Corey Nutrition has grown and […]

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Do more than just adapt – help your business thrive with this step-by-step guide to export growth in a virtual world. Have you ever considered expanding your business beyond your region or even beyond Canada? The Atlantic Provinces and the federal government have come together to help your business grow beyond our borders. Export Growth […]

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New Brunswick is well known for its farming, forestry, and fisheries. We have the value chain to support growing things, and a highly skilled workforce with an expertise that has supported those industries here for generations. Operating since 1967, Northampton, New Brunswick’s Jolly Farmer is a great example of our province’s agricultural strength. The company […]

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Clair, New Brunswick’s Waska has been a major white cedar shingle manufacturer since 1969. In its fifty years, the family-operated business has grown to include aspen and cedar laths, cedar fencing boards, prefinished color shingles, and patterned shingles. In the process, their team has grown to nearly 100 employees. “Waska utilizes 100 per cent of […]

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Chosen for their diversity, passion for change, and experience developing local and international markets, Opportunities NB’s (ONB) board of directors helps set the vision for New Brunswick’s economic future. This winter, ONB is thrilled to welcome four new members to our board. These incredible New Brunswick business leaders bring years of business experience, strategic thinking, […]

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Cam Tran is a family-owned Canadian company that, from its Sackville, New Brunswick-based facility, manufactures and repairs oil-filled distribution transformers for electric utility and contractor companies. The company is a coast-to-coast success, with additional manufacturing facilities located in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. Cam Tran purchased the assets of the former Moloney plant in 2018, […]

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New Brunswick First is a procurement strategy that ensures that goods, services, and construction services required by the government are procured from New Brunswick suppliers wherever possible while respecting trade agreements. This program recognizes that public procurement can play a vital role in economic development by increasing the opportunities available for businesses to sell their […]

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COVID-19 and its impact, coupled with a new strategic plan, has reset our course for the future with an eye towards doing our part to close the prosperity gap between New Brunswick and the rest of Canada. In laying out the vision for the future, five strategic objectives were identified as keys to the province’s […]

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New Brunswick has faced a year of transition. On top of COVID-19 and its impact, a new strategic plan for economic development reset our course for the future with an eye towards closing the prosperity gap between New Brunswick and the rest of Canada. We have the unique privilege of working with businesses from every corner of […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) has taken a leading role in helping New Brunswick’s exporters adapt to this past year’s global shifts. We recognize that in the face of today’s ‘new normal’, it is essential to remain agile and pivot to new business models when possible. We call our new approach Export Development 2.0. Over a two-month […]

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Tech Mahindra, an India-headquartered information technology and business process services company established a business services centre in Riverview in 2018. Part of Mahindra Group, Tech Mahindra is one of India’s top IT giants, with over 125,000 employees in 90 countries. Sunil Tiwari, Site Head, was among those making the move to New Brunswick to launch […]

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Operating since 1961, Moncton’s APEX Industries began life as a repair machine shop servicing heavy industry. Today, with over 250 employees the company has become a highly-diversified manufacturing, distribution, and product development company serving clients in aerospace and defence, marine, optical, construction, food and beverage, and more. APEX’s capabilities range from the manufacture of aerospace […]

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Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Richibucto, Imperial Manufacturing Group (IMG) is a conglomerate focused primarily on the manufacturing and distribution of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and building products for the residential and light commercial industry. Andrée Caissie Savoie, Vice President – Corporate Affairs, says the company now has over 1,100 employees in 13 […]

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St. Stephen’s Ganong Bros. is Canada’s original and longest standing family-owned chocolate company. Founded in 1873 by James and Gilbert Ganong, the company has emerged as one of the province’s most famous brands as generations of dedicated Ganong family and team members have evolved and adapted countless times to support growth while embracing the same […]

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With a rapidly rising middle class and strong consumer market, India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The country is already Canada’s 9th largest export market and 10th  largest trading partner overall. In 2018, India was the largest source of international students for Canada’s universities and colleges. That’s why India is one […]

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New Brunswick is home to one of the most highly-diversified energy portfolios in Canada. Hydroelectric, natural gas, wind, and nuclear power – our province has it all. It’s also home to innovative startups in sectors like energy innovation, companies like Fredericton’s Stash Energy. “Utilities often charge more during peak times — sometimes twice as much as […]

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The Economic Recovery and Growth Action Plan: Closing the Gap in One Generation, is a phased action plan to ensure post-pandemic recovery and economic development in New Brunswick. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we all share a vision for a better economic future for the province. New Brunswickers have long understood the power of collaboration and […]

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Mario Caissie, Vice-Chair of the ONB board, comes from an entrepreneurial New Brunswick family. He is the current President of MACC Commercial Properties, a family-owned commercial real estate company founded in 1996 that now has properties throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Ontario. ONB sat down with Mr. Caissie to get his thoughts on the […]

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Both Opportunities NB (ONB) and the province of New Brunswick have faced a year of transition. On top of COVID-19 and its impact, a new strategic plan reset our course for the future with an eye towards doing our part to close the prosperity gap between New Brunswick and the rest of Canada. ONB and […]

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