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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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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. I have always been a proud New Brunswicker, and when I set off to complete my Master’s at Halifax’s Dalhousie University, that sense of pride in where I came from […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. Summer at Opportunities NB (ONB) has been an incredible educational experience. I have learned a lot about the work ONB is doing to drive both economic and workforce growth in […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. Do you remember your first job? Perhaps it was mowing lawns, babysitting, or asking the cliched question “do you want fries with that?” For me, it was various day-to-day tasks […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. Retired baseball all-star Wade Boggs once noted, “a positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” Throughout […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. My summer work term at Opportunities NB (ONB) has been many things. Exciting, nerve-racking, fun, eventful, engaging, and above all, educational. The knowledge I’ve gathered over just four short months […]

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Founded in 1957 in Florenceville, McCain Foods is the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. The company’s products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries – one in every four French fries in the world is a McCain fry. McCain also produces a […]

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