Financial Services

Opportunities NB (ONB) has identified financial services and financial technology as a priority sector to pursue for economic growth. Financial Services is an employment-intensive sector: it is estimated that every 500 additional jobs in this sector will boost provincial GDP by $30 million and Government of New Brunswick tax revenue by $3 million. Last spring, ONB and TD announced the […]

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New Brunswick has long been recognized as a North American leader in the customer care industry. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to build on that success, creating a more robust business services sector offering New Brunswickers excellent career opportunities. The CIBC contact centre in Fredericton has been in operation since 2001 and has continued to grow […]

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This post originally appeared in July. It is being republished today timed with the announcement from ONB and Dream Payments regarding the latter’s creation of up to 125 full-time positions in Moncton over the next four years of operation. New Brunswick’s strategic nearshore value proposition has already attracted some of the world’s top financial and […]

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As an ONB summer student working in Communications, I have been fortunate to witness some of the great things happening in New Brunswick in the last few months. Last week, for example, I attended the grand opening of Dream Payments’ Moncton-based Centre of Excellence. ONB welcomed the company to the province with a full day of […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) has made financial services a priority sector. Our strategic nearshore value proposition has attracted Canada’s top financial institutions, and we are building on this success by welcoming new entrants from the worlds of banking, insurance, and financial technology (fintech). ONB also supports the growth of existing New Brunswick fintech companies playing important roles […]

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Approximately 15,000 people work in New Brunswick’s financial services industry. Building on that foundation, Opportunities NB (ONB) has made financial services a priority sector. Our strategic nearshore value proposition has attracted Canada’s top financial institutions, and we are building on this success by welcoming new entrants at a national and international scale. Our strategy involves […]

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In his 2015 best-selling book Weology, Tangerine CEO Peter Aceto offered a look at the people-first philosophy that has helped make his company Canada’s leading direct bank. Tangerine now offers banking services to two million clients across Canada and has been recognized on multiple occasions for its Weology-influenced corporate culture. Described by Forbes as “one of the most active, authentic, […]

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The Co-operators is a Canadian owned and operated company with $42.9 billion in assets under administration. They now insure well over two million people across Canada, and have been ranked among the country’s 50 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights, Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Sustainalytics, and 50 Best Employers by Aon Hewitt. Despite the success, […]

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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 […]

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