New Brunswick Life

Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. Do you remember your first job? Perhaps it was mowing lawns, babysitting, or asking the cliched question “do you want fries with that?” For me, it was various day-to-day tasks […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. Retired baseball all-star Wade Boggs once noted, “a positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” Throughout […]

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Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, this week’s content comes from our students. My summer work term at Opportunities NB (ONB) has been many things. Exciting, nerve-racking, fun, eventful, engaging, and above all, educational. The knowledge I’ve gathered over just four short months […]

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Founded in 1957 in Florenceville, McCain Foods is the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. The company’s products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries – one in every four French fries in the world is a McCain fry. McCain also produces a […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is proud to renew our NB Proud Awards for 2019. New Brunswick colleges and universities are at the forefront of technology and are providing the skills to students that employers need in our changing economy. ONB is committed to creating new wealth and opportunities to help talented people stay in New Brunswick. […]

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ONB is dedicated to helping talented New Brunswick students begin their careers at home. To that end, ONB’s Board of Directors has awarded bursaries valued at $1,000 each to 10 New Brunswick students. Many first-year students rely on scholarships and bursaries to survive the ramen-filled ends of a semester when money gets tight. With this […]

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It’s Student Week on the ONB Blog! Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students this week. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, all of this week’s content comes from our students. The old saying “experience is the best teacher” is probably the truest thing ever said about the work environment. […]

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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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British writer and comedian James Mullinger moved to Saint John, New Brunswick in February 2014 from London, England. A well-known stand-up comedian, TV presenter, and journalist in his homeland, James performed five stand-up tours over five years, had his own Comedy Central show, and served as Comedy Editor for GQ Magazine. Then he moved to […]

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Few places in the world are as beautiful as New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy. With such 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 their industry. Their Center for […]

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You know those famous lyrics “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” Well that’s exactly what Kelly L. Buffett discovered after leaving New Brunswick nine years ago. She really did discover there is no place like home, and has since returned to New Brunswick to set up a law practice in Fredericton. In […]

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