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Atlantic Canada’s leading workplace safety and disability claim management company, Dallas Mercer Consulting (DMC), has expanded with a new office in Moncton, with four disability managers in place to help New Brunswick-based companies with their workers’ compensation needs. “Most employers believe there’s nothing you can do to lower disability management costs,” notes President and CEO […]

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The 2019 CyberSmart Summit (May 29-30) will bring together leaders from industry, academia, and government to advance national and international collaboration in cybersecurity skills and workforce development. This multi-day event, now in its third year, is designed to help identify the actions required to move towards overcoming the workforce challenges we face. Darryl Esau, Vice-President – […]

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Sedin Technologies is an IT consulting and software services company headquartered in Chennai, India. Since launching in 2006, Sedin has grown to include clientele in over 25 countries, including Fortune 100 companies. As the company looked to expand its North American presence to better service new and existing clients on this continent, CFO Mani Kandaraman […]

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Saint John-based NTI Boilers Inc. (NTI) is headed to this year’s NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas to showcase the latest example of New Brunswick innovation. Founded in 1967 by the Dennison family and acquired by Italy’s Ariston Thermo Group in 2016, NTI is a world-leading manufacturer of high-efficiency boilers and water heaters […]

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June 13, 2019 Saint John Trade & Convention Centre Reception at 5:30 pm Dinner at 6:30 pm The New Brunswick Export Awards recognize excellence in exporting. The Awards celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurship and innovation of businesses operating in New Brunswick and achieving local and global success. Opportunities NB will host the 2019 NB Export […]

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There is an old saying: necessity is the mother of invention. That was the case for Tracy and Rory Bell, founders of Saint John-based Millennia TEA. Three years ago, the Bells had a brain cancer scare in their family. When they learned about the benefits of antioxidants the pair began researching teas, specifically the best […]

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Great Things are Happening in New Brunswick!

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“Canada is one of the best places in the world to start a business and New Brunswick has an award-winning startup ecosystem,” notes Opportunities NB (ONB) CEO Stephen Lund. “However, we are not as good at scaling up as we could be. We’re going to change that.” To further support our mandate of nurturing and […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) was thrilled to once again be the Platinum Sponsor for the Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame gala. This event is a celebration of our province’s most accomplished business leaders, all of whom serve as a reminder that great things are always happening in New Brunswick. “I have been involved […]

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Beresford’s Ébénisterie Foxwoods Millwork operates from a 12,000 sq ft facility housing some of the best woodworkers and most state-of-the-art technology in the province. The company launched in 1997, focusing on interior work for Pizza Delight and Mike’s restaurant locations. Bruno Arseneault joined Foxwoods in 2003 as project manager and purchased the company in 2012. […]

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During his two decades serving as a business mentor and coach, Rhéal Savoie’s passion to build his own business began. “Working in economic development I gained a real admiration for the men and women taking risks, employing people, and making things happen in the province,” says Savoie. “I wanted to be a part of it; […]

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Kelson & Kelson Ltd began business in Saint John in 1964 under Rupert Kelson Jr. The company’s roots are modest; it began with house painting and crack filling. “My father started with about $500 in his pocket,” notes Terry Kelson, Rupert’s son and company president since 1991. “He started painting and crack filling houses and […]

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