Press Releases

April 10, 2019, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Opportunities NB invites high school graduates enrolled in New Brunswick post-secondary institutions to apply for one of 12 NB Proud Awards. The awards program encourages students to pursue their post-secondary studies in the province. It also helps to ensure those students are prepared for the opportunities within New Brunswick’s changing […]

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February 6, 2019, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Ellen Ochoa, a former NASA astronaut, will lead keynote discussions at the 2019 CyberSmart summit to be held May 29-30 in Fredericton. Facilitated by CyberNB, a special operating agency of Opportunities NB, the summit is the only cybersecurity skills and workforce development event of its kind in North America. Now […]

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August 17, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – A building will be constructed by Greater Fredericton Knowledge Park Inc. with support from the provincial government. The 12,150 sq. metre (135,000 sq. feet) building will be known as Cyber Park. “This new building will be an enormous step forward in all your government’s efforts to establish New Brunswick as […]

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August 14, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – As part of the ongoing effort to increase New Brunswick’s reputation as a leader in the field of cybersecurity, a new Cybersecurity Innovation Centre will be established in Fredericton, with support from the federal and provincial governments. “Fredericton is being recognized internationally as a hub for cybersecurity excellence,” said deputy […]

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August 14, 2018, MONCTON (GNB) – Rayan Environmental Solutions, the only glass processor in Atlantic Canada, has expanded and created five new jobs with support from the provincial government. “Providing support to New Brunswick businesses so they can grow and meet new market demands is an important part of growing our economy and creating jobs, which […]

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August 13, 2018, BOUCTOUCHE (GNB) — Systemair, a ventilation equipment manufacturer in Bouctouche, is undertaking a $4-million capital expansion with support from the provincial and federal governments. The investment is also expected to create 12 jobs. “I would like to congratulate the Systemair team on this sizable expansion,” said Health Minister Benoît Bourque. “Having an industry-leading […]

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August 9, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Kognitiv Spark, an industrial mixed reality company, will create up to 12 new jobs with support from the provincial government. “Strategic investments in high-growth sectors like cybersecurity and information technology are helping to grow New Brunswick’s economy,” said deputy premier Stephen Horsman. “Having an innovative company like Kognitiv Spark expand […]

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August 8, 2018, BELLEDUNE (GNB) – Arianne Phosphate, a development-stage phosphate mining company, will partner with the provincial government to embark on a feasibility study and product testing for a phosphoric acid plant in Belledune. Early estimates suggest the proposed plant would cost about $330 million and could create 120 new jobs in the region. “Investigating […]

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August 8, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Cvent, a meetings, events and hospitality management technology provider, will expand its operations in Fredericton and create up to 25 new jobs within the next three years with support from the provincial government. “Strategic investments in cutting-edge companies like Cvent are driving economic growth in New Brunswick,” said deputy premier […]

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August 7, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – A report outlining Opportunities NB’s approval and payment information for the first quarter of fiscal 2018-19 is available online. “It is important that Opportunities NB, as the province’s lead economic development agency, be transparent and accountable,” said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also the minister responsible for Opportunities NB. […]

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August 7, 2018, SAINT-ANDRÉ (GNB) – Grand Falls Agromart, a company in the agricultural support sector, will undertake a $420,000 capital investment at its facility in Saint-André with support from the provincial government. The project is also expected to create two additional full-time jobs. “Helping grow successful export operations, especially in key industries like agriculture, is […]

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August 3, 2018, CENTREVILLE (GNB) – Support from the provincial government is helping Burbank Water and Wastewater build a wastewater treatment facility and create seven jobs. “Through our multi-year economic growth plan, we are supporting start-up businesses,” said Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey. “By supporting businesses like Burbank Water and Wastewater, we are helping […]

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