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Saint-François-de-Madawaska’s JMN Enterprises Inc. is a family-owned manufacturer that produces a wide variety of value-added wood products for both the wholesale and retail industries. Founded in 1998, JMN has grown tremendously in recent years and is well recognized for delivering high-quality products thanks to its in-depth knowledge of advanced wood manufacturing and reliance on cutting-edge […]

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For the fifth year in a row, Opportunities NB (ONB) invites high school graduates enrolled in New Brunswick post-secondary institutions to apply for one of 12 NB Proud Awards. Retention of talent is important to our province’s economic growth. ONB is pleased to yet again recognize high school graduates who demonstrate pride in New Brunswick […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) offers many opportunities for students to gain professional experience, training, and mentorship. Our student offerings include internships and co-op placements, a summer program, and a one-year post-graduate training program. Students bring new ideas, fresh perspectives, and exciting energy to ONB. Our goal is to connect them to opportunities across the province and […]

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Launched in 1982, Fredericton’s Corey Nutrition has become one of the world’s top pet food companies. With its products manufactured here in New Brunswick using many locally-sourced ingredients, Corey is a true provincial success story. As the company told us in February, part of their success is a focus on recruiting top international talent — […]

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Moncton’s Fiddlehead Technology employs big data analysis to revolutionize food and beverage supply chains and help the world produce better food with less waste. One of the keys to the company’s success was an early relationship with New Brunswick’s McCain Foods, which became Fiddlehead’s first major client. Earlier this year, the New Brunswick-based frozen food […]

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Scale-up Hub expands to the Southern US. Scale-up Hub Atlanta (the “Program”) helps high-growth and innovative technology companies based in Atlantic Canada build an international presence and grow their export sales in the Atlanta region. Scale-up Hub Atlanta will be delivered virtually until health protocols allow cross-border travel. What does Scale-up Hub Atlanta offer? The […]

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Fredericton-based agritech firm SomaDetect uses innovative in-line sensor technology to help dairy farmers improve milk quality and the health of their herds. Co-Founder and CEO Bethany Deshpande explained the company’s origin in a previous feature back in 2017, and you can read that piece here. Since then, SomaDetect has continued to grow, making news earlier […]

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Fredericton-based Energia Ventures, an accelerator program from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), is set to welcome its latest cohort this May. Energia is looking for interested companies in cleantech, energy, smart grid, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. Notable New Brunswick-based alumni include Stash Energy, Potential Motors, Beauceron Security, and Gray Wolf Analytics. “We are definitely […]

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New Brunswick’s Business Immigration Stream is an economic immigration pathway for experienced entrepreneurs who are ready to establish, operate, and actively manage a business while living and settling in New Brunswick permanently. “The Business Immigration Stream provides a way for our province to continue to grow economically while focusing on diversifying not only our business landscape […]

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Opportunities NB is recruiting New Brunswick companies to attend a virtual New Brunswick ICT Market Launch to the United Kingdom on March 30th, 2021.  The mission aims to increase international business opportunities for New Brunswick Companies and grow New Brunswick’s technology trade and business networks in the UK. The event will offer networking opportunities, ongoing […]

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Working together across departments, professions, and sectors to address the challenges facing the province is central to GNB’s vision, One Team One GNB, and one recent partnership is a true example of its benefits. BWS Manufacturing and New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), in collaboration with WorkingNB and Opportunities NB (ONB), have developed a unique and […]

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Saint John-based Four Eyes Financial is a regulatory technology company working with Canadian wealth management firms providing a host of innovative digital solutions. “We help investors feel more confident they are invested in products that meet their risk tolerance and satisfy their financial goals,” notes CEO and Co-Founder Lori Weir. Four Eyes Financial’s platform is […]

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Opportunities NB and CyberNB are recruiting New Brunswick companies to attend a virtual New Brunswick Cyber Summit to the United Kingdom, Ukraine, and France from March 17th to 19th, 2021. The mission aims to increase international business opportunities for New Brunswick Companies; increase international knowledge of our unique cybersecurity capabilities; and grow New Brunswick’s technology […]

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Founded in 1982 by Lee and Jane Corey, Corey Nutrition began as a small distribution business. After their Ontario supplier went out of business, the Coreys built their own facility at home in Fredericton. They began providing aquafeed and specialized equipment to the aquaculture sector. However, now nearly forty years later, Corey Nutrition has grown and […]

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Do more than just adapt – help your business thrive with this step-by-step guide to export growth in a virtual world. Have you ever considered expanding your business beyond your region or even beyond Canada? The Atlantic Provinces and the federal government have come together to help your business grow beyond our borders. Export Growth […]

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New Brunswick is well known for its farming, forestry, and fisheries. We have the value chain to support growing things, and a highly-skilled workforce with an expertise that has supported those industries here for generations. Operating since 1967, Northampton, New Brunswick’s Jolly Farmer is a great example of our province’s agricultural strength. The company now […]

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Clair, New Brunswick’s Waska has been a major white cedar shingle manufacturer since 1969. In its fifty years, the family-operated business has grown to include aspen and cedar laths, cedar fencing boards, prefinished color shingles, and patterned shingles. In the process, their team has grown to nearly 100 employees. “Waska utilizes 100 per cent of […]

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Chosen for their diversity, passion for change, and experience developing local and international markets, Opportunities NB’s (ONB) board of directors helps set the vision for New Brunswick’s economic future. This winter, ONB is thrilled to welcome four new members to our board. These incredible New Brunswick business leaders bring years of business experience, strategic thinking, […]

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Cam Tran is a family-owned Canadian company that, from its Sackville, New Brunswick-based facility, manufactures and repairs oil-filled distribution transformers for electric utility and contractor companies. The company is a coast-to-coast success, with additional manufacturing facilities located in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. Cam Tran purchased the assets of the former Moloney plant in 2018, […]

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New Brunswick First is a procurement strategy that ensures that goods, services, and construction services required by the government are procured from New Brunswick suppliers wherever possible while respecting trade agreements. This program recognizes that public procurement can play a vital role in economic development by increasing the opportunities available for businesses to sell their […]

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