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Opportunities NB (ONB) was thrilled to once again be the Platinum Sponsor for the Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame gala. This event is a celebration of our province’s most accomplished business leaders, all of whom serve as a reminder that great things are always happening in New Brunswick. “I have been involved […]

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Beresford’s Ébénisterie Foxwoods Millwork operates from a 12,000 sq ft facility housing some of the best woodworkers and most state-of-the-art technology in the province. The company launched in 1997, focusing on interior work for Pizza Delight and Mike’s restaurant locations. Bruno Arseneault joined Foxwoods in 2003 as project manager and purchased the company in 2012. […]

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During his two decades serving as a business mentor and coach, Rhéal Savoie’s passion to build his own business began. “Working in economic development I gained a real admiration for the men and women taking risks, employing people, and making things happen in the province,” says Savoie. “I wanted to be a part of it; […]

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Kelson & Kelson Ltd began business in Saint John in 1964 under Rupert Kelson Jr. The company’s roots are modest; it began with house painting and crack filling. “My father started with about $500 in his pocket,” notes Terry Kelson, Rupert’s son and company president since 1991. “He started painting and crack filling houses and […]

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Enflo is one of the largest makers of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in North America. Founded in 1954, Enflo began operations in New Jersey. In 1972, company owners met with officials in New Brunswick; the province had land available in Grand Falls and was looking to attract new business to the province. Production began in New Brunswick […]

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Fredericton’s Beauceron Security is a cybersecurity software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that helps businesses of all sizes manage and monitor for cyber risks with a focus on the “human side” of security. As the company logo suggests, Beauceron’s platform was named after a breed of French sheep-herding dog. The Beauceron is meant to “help reinforce our core […]

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In 2016, Siemens Canada, NB Power, and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) — with support from Opportunities NB (ONB) and ACOA — combined their efforts to create the Smart Grid Innovation Network (SGIN), solidifying New Brunswick as a hub of smart grid-related innovation. Sonya Hull is a Consultant with Siemens Digital Grid, Energy Business Advisory […]

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Research and Productivity Council (RPC) is a New Brunswick-based research and technology organization whose core mission is to leverage science and technology to the benefit of industry. Last year, we spoke to CEO and Executive Director Eric Cook for an introductory look at RPC’s work in the cannabis sector. We decided to check in with Mr […]

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Great Things are Happening in New Brunswick!

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The burgeoning Digital Health sector holds good potential for the province of New Brunswick and Opportunities NB (ONB) is working hard to turn that potential into reality. We envision Atlantic Canada as a Digital Health innovation hub, with opportunities for well-paying high-skill jobs and healthcare benefits that will directly impact New Brunswickers. Today, Surrey, British […]

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At Opportunities NB (ONB), investing in New Brunswick’s youth is a priority. We are always on the lookout for new ways to support our youth in gaining professional experience, training, network building, and mentorship. We firmly believe that when we invest in our young people, we all win. Hajar Abdessamie is a recent graduate of […]

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Today, CyberNB has announced the establishment of Global Intelligence in New Brunswick. Global Intelligence is a flexible technological and business framework that is used to combat various cybercrimes and cybersecurity threats. The technology collects, disseminates and presents in narrative format actionable intelligence data throughout cyberspace in order to build cases against cybercriminals. CyberNB spoke to […]

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