Discover the New Brunswick Advantage
The winning combination of Our People, Our Agility, Our Innovation and Our Infrastructure
The New Brunswick Advantage
No other location in North America combines as many business advantages or offers greater life satisfaction.
Things move quickly in New Brunswick and connecting with decision-makers and stakeholders is easier than in larger urban centres. ONB is well-connected, serving as your single point of contact connecting you to unmatched opportunities and incentives that accelerate your growth. Our Business Navigators provide businesses with one-on-one support to help steer them towards growth. We are helping companies of all sizes navigate any regulatory challenges associated with operating a business in New Brunswick.
New Brunswick offers a skilled, bilingual (1 in 3 speak both English and French) talent pool, with 15 universities in the region producing over 15,000 graduates (4,000 from New Brunswick) each year. Our average job tenure is also double the U.S. average. ONB’s Client Engagement Specialists help you access top talent by working with our post-secondary partners on customized curriculums and training programs. They also offer guidance and support on all immigration-related issues.
Our post-secondary institutions work closely with groups like The Research and Productivity Council (RPC), government, and industry to drive innovation at companies across the province. New Brunswick is home to Research Chairs in energy, agriculture, aquaculture, cannabis, and more. These chairs largely align with either one of the province’s primary sectors or one of those sectors’ supply chains. You also benefit from colocation with the most vibrant cybersecurity sector in Canada;
New Brunswick offers a modern multi-modal logistics hub, ideally situated to capitalize on world markets via an accessible, uncongested, and integrated system of efficiently run highways, ports, railways, and airports. Our telecommunication infrastructure offers you a vast fibre optic network reaching every corner of the province. All that combined with our time zone advantage and proximity to major markets make it easy to support global operations and serve clients in Europe and both the North American Eastern and Pacific Seaboards in the same business day.