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“If the past few weeks have taught us anything, it’s that organizations’ Diversity and Inclusion strategies really need to have the goal of driving systemic change, because that’s where society is driving us,” says MESH/diversity Co-Founder and CEO, Michael Wright. “That’s what we do – help organizations understand how their behaviour and culture engage with […]

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Since 2017, new restrictions on the H-1B visa have caused some of the most dynamic companies in the world to re-think where they house current and future employees. The Province of New Brunswick has stepped up to be their solution. HCL Technologies, 360insights, Tech Mahindra, and Cardinal Path are just some of the world-class companies making […]

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A New Program to Help Atlantic Canadian ICT Companies Grow Export Sales in the Atlanta Market The Strategic Support & Virtual Atlanta Market Entry Program (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based Smart Enterprise Technology companies build an international presence and grow their export sales in the Atlanta market. The Program will run from […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize that in […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize that […]

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New sectoral and market opportunities are emerging in Europe on several fronts: improved market access provided by the CETA, supply chain disruptions and innovations, and market demand shifts due to COVID-19. In support of exploring new and attractive opportunities for Atlantic Canadian companies in international markets, the federal and provincial governments have partnered with the […]

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The province of New Brunswick is home to one of the largest most highly-diversified energy portfolios in Canada. Hydroelectric power, natural gas, solar, wind, and nuclear power – we have it all. The Smart Grid Innovation Network (SGIN) has partnered with innovative organizations like the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Siemens, NB Power, and Emera […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) has been sharing the stories of companies across New Brunswick stepping up with their products and resources to aid the country’s COVID-19 response. The latest is eVisitNB, launched in February by Dr Hanif Chatur, an ER doctor in the Woodstock area, and Dr Jonathan Clayton, a family physician based in Stanley. eVisitNB’s goal is […]

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In recent weeks, Opportunities NB (ONB) has been sharing the stories of companies across our province stepping up with their products and resources to aid the country’s COVID-19 response. Fredericton biotechnology company LuminUltra Technologies is the latest New Brunswick business to join the country’s pandemic response effort. The company is increasing the production of reagents […]

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Small, medium, and large employers in New Brunswick whose businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 can now apply to the provincial government for loans for working capital. The new loans are to support New Brunswick-based companies. A total of $50 million has been allocated for two distinct loan programs for working capital.  Businesses can access […]

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With information related to COVID-19 business response changing daily, it can become challenging to find and access Provincial and Federal relief information. We have created this guide as a simple tool that lays out all available programs and supports that are currently available. It includes the What, Who and Where to apply. We will strive […]

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Business leaders across New Brunswick have launched a series called NB Business Webinars. Subject matter experts are coming together in this weekly video series answering some of your most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and business. These webinars are a collaborative effort of le Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick, Opportunities NB, the Canadian Federation of Independent […]

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We are already hearing and reading the stories of companies across our province stepping up with their products and resources to aid during the COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. Thank you. The need is certainly there, and the Government of Canada continues to look for companies that may be able to help. Here are some […]

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New Brunswick entrepreneurs now have access to one-on-one support in navigating the regulatory requirements of running a business thanks to Opportunities NB’s (ONB) Business Navigators. With this initiative, ONB and the province of New Brunswick are working to ensure that entrepreneurs in this province spend less time navigating regulations and more time running their businesses. […]

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When I was offered the role of CEO of Opportunities NB (ONB) five years ago, I was anxious to see just how much our province had changed since I left after high school. What I have seen since my return leaves me with a great deal of optimism, and confidence that New Brunswick is on […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) works with world-class companies both inside and outside New Brunswick to drive economic and workforce growth. The past year has been one of transition, with a new focus on government’s priority to energize the private sector. As we prepare to enter our next fiscal year, it’s worth reflecting on what our team […]

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Written by Marjorie Turner (above) During my first week as a co-op student with Opportunities NB’s (ONB) Export Development Team, Director Suzanne Turmel gave me a book, John Kotter’s Our Iceberg Is Melting. At first glance, it appeared to be a light, almost elementary read compared to the more scholarly, university-level books I had been […]

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