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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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June 11, 2020 Casino New Brunswick, Moncton Reception at 5:30 pm Dinner at 6:30 pm The New Brunswick (NB) Export Awards recognize excellence in exporting. The Awards celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurship, and innovation of businesses operating in New Brunswick and achieving local and global success. Opportunities NB will host the 2020 NB Export Awards […]

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We are about to reopen the Scale-Up Hub: Cambridge Program for the 2020 cohort and you are invited to join us in learning more about this unique initiative for scaling tech companies that is focused on providing business development supports as you grow your sales in the Greater Boston Area. Christine Carr, CEO and Founder […]

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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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Opportunities NB (ONB) is accepting applications to the Grow Export 2020 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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April 1 marked the beginning of Opportunities NB’s (ONB) fifth year of operation. I remain extremely proud of the team we’ve assembled, the work they do every day, and the difference we are making for all New Brunswickers. As the province’s lead economic development agency, we see every day the great things happening in New […]

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Cybersecurity has long been considered by many a mysterious and complex world. It’s time we pierce the veil and deploy a collaborative, inclusive, and diverse response to ongoing threats by creating an informed and empowered workforce. These threats are posed by a growing, well-funded, tightly-connected underground community built around trust. So, what are you waiting […]

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Cybercriminals do not recognize borders, nor do they care about industrial sectors or the silos you have within your organization. Everyone is a legitimate target as far as these people are concerned. These criminals collaborate to problem solve, quickly and easily share methods of attack, tools/techniques, and generally anything that will help them achieve their […]

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Via UNB: University of New Brunswick (UNB) researchers studying New Brunswick’s manufacturing sector say manufacturing is still the engine of New Brunswick’s economy and could be the answer to economic challenges posed by declining demographics. Dr. Herb Emery, the UNB Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics, launched a multi-year research project to study New Brunswick’s manufacturing […]

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Last December, in partnership with ACOA, Opportunities NB (ONB) announced support for Scale Up Atlantic Canada, a formalized approach to helping New Brunswick-based businesses reach their full potential. Scale Up Atlantic Canada is led by the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) and was created by […]

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Last December, in partnership with ACOA, Opportunities NB (ONB) announced support for Scale Up Atlantic Canada, a formalized approach to helping New Brunswick-based businesses reach their full potential. Scale Up Atlantic Canada is led by the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) and was created by […]

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