Press Releases

The University of New Brunswick (UNB), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) and Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB) signed a two-year memorandum of understanding promising to work together to explore future collaborative opportunities in the field of cannabis research. By recognizing that the demand for medicinal cannabis offers significant economic growth opportunities, ONB is actively involved […]

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June 20, 2019, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Twelve New Brunswick high school graduates have been honoured for writing essays that promote studying, working and living in their home province after graduation. Recipients of the NB Proud Awards, sponsored by Opportunities NB, each receive $1,000. “This funding will help 12 high school graduates from all parts of the […]

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June 14, 2019, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – New Brunswick’s top-performing exporters were recognized for their achievements at the 2019 Export Awards in Saint John on Thursday. “This is an excellent opportunity to recognize the outstanding New Brunswick companies that are succeeding by expanding their export markets,” said Economic Development and Small Business Minister Mary Wilson, who […]

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June 6, 2019, SAINT JOHN, NB – Top cannabis researchers and scientists will meet in Saint John on June 16 ahead of the World Cannabis Congress (WCC) to exchange critical research findings of interest to the international cannabis industry. This marks the first such opportunity since the legalization of cannabis in Atlantic Canada and the […]

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June 5, 2019, FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick’s highest-performing export companies will be honoured with special awards during a gala event in Saint John on June 13. Twenty-eight companies have been named finalists for the 2019 Export Awards, an event that recognizes the importance of exports to economic development. “The Export Awards are an excellent opportunity […]

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May 29, 2019, FREDERICTON (GNB) – More than 200 representatives from government, industry and academia are attending a two-day summit in Fredericton this week aimed at training and recruiting more skilled workers to the cybersecurity industry in New Brunswick and around the world. “Our government is committed to creating the right environment for New Brunswick businesses […]

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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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