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Now’s the time to pursue opportunities in European markets! Join us for the Europe Markets Forum, a series of online events providing Atlantic Canadian companies with market entry guidance into European markets. Upcoming sessions include: May 27: Germany May 28: France June 2: Netherlands & Belgium June 4: Spain & Italy June 9: UK June […]

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“There’s been a lot going on for TD both in New Brunswick and nationally, our business has been experiencing record growth recently,” notes Josh Hakkenberg, TD’s Halifax-based Associate Vice President. “When we opened our Dieppe office for TD Insurance last July, the plan was to hire about 100 new colleagues. We’re up to 180 now […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is a culture-driven organization; it is our people that drive our success. Our team is passionate, confident, well-informed, and driven by seeing New Brunswick companies succeed. Suzanne Turmel and Steve Kelly are shining examples of what our team brings to the table. This spring, both Suzanne and Steve are retiring, each with […]

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Moncton’s Area52 is an innovative product development company helping businesses be more productive via robotics, automation, and a variety of Industrial Internet of Things-based (IIoT) solutions. Founder Tim Fogarty says the company is currently engaged in multiple projects for the food manufacturing sector, specifically seafood. “We are working on multiple seafood solutions mainly focused on […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is accepting applications to the Grow Export 2021 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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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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