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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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Opportunities NB is recruiting New Brunswick companies to attend a multi-sector Virtual Trade Mission to France on December 15th & 16th.  This mission will offer business-to-business matchmaking with prospective business partners, networking opportunities, market awareness briefings, pre-mission preparation, and follow-up support. Deadline to submit your Application Form is October 29, 2020.  Goals The mission aims […]

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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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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 has […]

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New Brunswick recognizes the critical role that investment and workforce attraction will have in ensuring the Province continues its strong post-COVID-19 economic recovery. Ensuring businesses have ready access to the people resources they require to grow is critical to their long-term success in the province. Skilled newcomers to the province enrich every piece of New Brunswick’s […]

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The world has changed, and so has the way we all do business. With COVID-19 altering so many things about the way New Brunswick companies work, Opportunities NB (ONB) has shifted the way we support them and their export activities. Post-COVID-19 changes in the world of trade include but are not limited to: Global trade […]

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The new Europe Market Development Program (EMDP) is designed to provide experienced Atlantic Canadian small and medium-sized exporting companies with: In-market business development advisory services for 20 days to grow export sales and establish new business relationships. This could include assisting with a market-entry work plan, helping to navigate regulatory issues, and identifying key decision-makers […]

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A virtual program aims to help Atlantic Canada companies scale export sales. Scale-up Hub Cambridge (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based ICT companies build an international presence and grow their export sales capacity in the New England market. The Program, which has shifted to a virtual model, leverages strong historical and cultural ties […]

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COVID-19 has created economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. Country Liberty, a […]

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COVID-19 has created immense economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and the businesses they represent are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many companies have had to adapt to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. […]

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COVID-19 has created economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. Knowlesville’s South […]

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The Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews, has been an iconic New Brunswick destination since its construction in 1889. The town’s most famous and most photographed building has hosted many notable guests including members of the British royal family, U.S. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson, as well as Sir John A. Macdonald and […]

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COVID-19 has created economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. One business […]

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COVID-19 has created economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. Launched just […]

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COVID-19 has created immense economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. Mactaquac’s […]

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COVID-19 has created immense economic challenges across the globe. As businesses navigate through pandemic recovery, many are forced to pivot to a ‘new normal’. We know that New Brunswickers and their businesses are resilient, innovative, and agile. Many of our companies have adapted to the new reality and are succeeding in a post-COVID-19 world. Moncton’s […]

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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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