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Everywhere you turn these days you see new research and products related to wearable technology. Some have been successful, others have R&D issues forcing them back to the drawing board. The important question: what are the implications for healthcare, and how do we manage our own health? Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke with Dr. Erik Scheme, Innovation Research Chair in Medical […]

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We all strive to have that perfect work-life balance. With competitive environments only becoming more competitive, our workdays are getting longer and longer and our commutes only add to that long day. On top of that, trying to run a business and find time to get away to relax and re-energize is nearly impossible for […]

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BASE Engineering is a market leader in radio remote control technology having now deployed more than 75,000 systems worldwide. With clients located in nearly every corner of the globe, BASE chose the most strategic location they could to build its world-class facilities; Saint John, New Brunswick. In addition to being a market leader, the company was […]

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Faced with aging infrastructure, electrical utilities are increasingly looking into smart grid technology to enhance and control their grids, and to get a better handle on load management. Smart grid projects, however, only work efficiently with participation from end customers. Utilities are also spending money on traditional campaigns that often show no significant amount of […]

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Shopify is an industry-leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for use by small and medium-sized merchants. Headquartered in Ottawa, Shopify has expanded operations to include employees in multiple Canadian locations as well as in Europe. In May, Shopify went public on both the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges, with its IPO raising more than […]

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We enjoy speaking to people that have moved to—or moved back to—New Brunswick for new opportunities. In today’s post, we introduce one such individual, Tony Daye, CEO of Loft1. Loft1 is bringing New Brunswick innovation to the ordinary whiteboard with an exciting new software solution. Loft1’s software transforms any existing whiteboard and marker, in real-time, into a completely […]

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Belledune’s Contendo Training Solutions offers online competency, custom and safety training programs specially tailored to serve clients in the oil and gas sector, and other traditional industries. The company’s main programs are site-specific and unique to each customer’s facility and its specifications. Contendo’s offerings help improve both the efficiency and safety of oil and gas […]

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New Brunswick’s Therma-Ray is one of only a few companies in North America delivering a wide range of radiant heating solutions for both residential and commercial customers. The company’s products are found everywhere from luxury boxes at an NFL football stadium in Indianapolis, to a Bikram Yoga studio in Florida, to a hospital in Abu Dhabi. With customers in Canada, […]

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Few places in the world are as beautiful as New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy. With such a gorgeous coastline to boast about, it stands to reason that New Brunswick’s tourism industry would include top-notch companies offering world-class hospitality. Saint John’s Aquila Tours is one of those companies. Aquila has become a world leader in its industry. […]

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The National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) – Where Industry Leaders Meet, kicks off again this week in Montreal, Quebec. This year’s event will feature discussions on everything from cyber-attacks, severe weather and climate change, auto insurance, and flood insurance programs. With New Brunswick a hub of insurance sector activity, Opportunities NB (ONB) thought it would be a good idea […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) recently had occasion to speak with Robert Quirion, Founder and CEO of DealerMine in Saint John, New Brunswick. The interview was so good we expanded it into two parts. Be sure to read part one, where we discussed the many benefits Quirion has experienced from operating in New Brunswick. Today, Robert discusses the […]

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We enjoy any opportunity to shine a spotlight on New Brunswick businesses seeing tremendous growth and success through innovation. We also love discussing the incredible entrepreneurial spirit alive in the province. What a treat it was then to speak with Robert Quirion, Founder and CEO of DealerMine in Saint John. The conversation was so good we […]

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