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Via UNB: University of New Brunswick (UNB) researchers studying New Brunswick’s manufacturing sector say manufacturing is still the engine of New Brunswick’s economy and could be the answer to economic challenges posed by declining demographics. Dr. Herb Emery, the UNB Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics, launched a multi-year research project to study New Brunswick’s manufacturing […]

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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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Lateetud is an award-winning process automation company headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia. Working with medium and large-sized companies across the globe, Lateetud helps businesses stay competitive using robotic process automation (RPA), business process management, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The company is among the latest technology firms to establish a nearshore location in New Brunswick, with […]

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Imagine packing your belongings and leaving behind everything you know to begin a new life halfway across the world. It’s a daunting task, but one that many have taken on to arrive in New Brunswick. Aleksandr Anfilov and Chizoma Ifeanyi-Okereh were two newcomers looking to begin prosperous new chapters in New Brunswick. Read this full […]

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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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New Brunswick understands the critical importance of companies being able to access great local and international talent. That is why Opportunities NB (ONB) created a Workforce Strategy Team to support our clients’ workforce development and talent recruitment efforts. ONB is the only economic development organization in North America to offer this unique value-added service. We […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to announce a strategic immigration and investment attraction partnership with TrueNorth of Vancouver. TrueNorth provides U.S.-based companies with resources and guidance required to establish or expand operations in Canada for employees impacted by changes to U.S. immigration rules, specifically the H-1B visa. “We are always looking at unique ways to bolster our […]

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