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New Hampshire-based Appcast is among the latest U.S. technology companies to establish operations in the province of New Brunswick with help from Opportunities NB. Officially launching its Fredericton office in August, the company has seen great early success recruiting its first team members in marketing, recruitment advertising, and business development roles. Appcast’s software solutions use […]

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Since April 2015, Opportunities NB (ONB) has worked to bring world-class companies to this province, and we continue to focus our efforts on strategic opportunities that align with the unique strengths of New Brunswick. Investment attraction is hard work. With over 12,000 economic development groups across North America, competing for the attention of top businesses […]

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In my position at ONB as an international trade expert, I am privileged to work with New Brunswick’s many great entrepreneurs every day. Most startups I collaborate with are born global companies. They have a natural inclination to seek foreign markets in order to better grow their bottom line. Top-of-mind for most businesses is finding that […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Global Affairs Canada is pleased to host the European Union Export Business Forum on January 30 at Moncton’s Delta Beausejour. The forum, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, will feature presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and market […]

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In November, the Province of New Brunswick was named the ‘Most Progressive Public Office’ in Canada as part of Lift’s 2017 Canadian Cannabis Awards. Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to see the province recognized as a national leader in this rapidly-growing industry. Our team has made cannabis a priority sector for economic growth, actively aligning our […]

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In December 2016, we spoke to entrepreneur Luc Jalbert about the success of his Moncton-based company Prelam Enterprises and its Just’a Drop and Just’a Spray bathroom products. At that time, Jalbert had recently returned from a New Brunswick government-led trade mission to China. Since then, the company has pivoted with regards to their China strategy […]

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Opportunities NB’s (ONB) Export Development Team works to facilitate New Brunswick companies’ growth and market diversification efforts, both within Canada and internationally. ONB offers a variety of services to New Brunswick exporters of any size, including facilitation of export mentoring relationships and identification of market leads through trade missions and events. One such event is […]

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Home-based work has been identified by the New Brunswick government’s Economic Growth Plan as a key opportunity for job creation. Many companies are building distributed workforces and Opportunities NB (ONB), via its Workforce Strategy Team, is working hard to match New Brunswickers interested in that type of work with employers seeking talent. India’s Hinduja Global Solutions […]

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Last month, ONB and its partners at Ignite Fredericton and the Pond-Deshpande Centre brought 12 New Brunswick companies to Boston and Portland as part of our New Exporters Mission. The three-day event gave New Brunswick businesses an opportunity to learn about entry into the New England market, participate in programming from Canadian Entrepreneurs in New […]

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PropertyGuys.com was founded on the belief that the real estate industry was, in some respects, broken. Specifically created to address the traditional commission model of home buying, the company is “reconstructing how real estate is bought and sold.” PropertyGuys.com connects home buyers and sellers directly and offers a range of professional services to help make […]

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Earlier this fall, NBCC launched our new five-year strategic plan, Together We Rise. Together We Rise outlines NBCC’s vision of success. We will transform lives and communities by pursuing three goals. First, NBCC will welcome 10,000 learners by 2022. Welcoming more learners requires us to be flexible and responsive to learner needs and to the […]

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For 25 years, Club Auto, based in Thornhill, Ontario, has provided exceptional customer experience management service to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious automotive brands. New Brunswick has long been recognized as a North American leader in the customer service industry. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to build on that success by creating a […]

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