Press Releases

September 15, 2016, RICHIBUCTO (GNB) – Omera Shells Inc. will create up to 74 new jobs with the establishment of a facility to convert seafood waste into a product to be exported to the Asian market. The company will create dried shells and bio-organic fertilizer. The dried shells are destined for Asia where the chitosan, […]

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September 14, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – LiveOps Cloud, a leading contact centre-as-a-service provider, is creating up to 50 new jobs in Fredericton. “We know how important creating jobs and growing the economy are to New Brunswickers and their families,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “The creation of these jobs demonstrates our government’s commitment to get things […]

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September 13, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Accreon Inc., a Fredericton-based technology and business services firm, will create up to 120 new jobs in the IT sector as it expands exports into the United States market. “We know how important the economy, health care and education are the New Brunswickers,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “These jobs […]

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September 9, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The federal and provincial governments are investing in Trailway Brewing to help the Fredericton company double its production capacity. “Supporting entrepreneurs is important to growing our economy,” said Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman. “The provincial government is pleased to support this company and the province’s craft brewing industry […]

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August 31, 2016, POKEMOUCHE (GNB) – Up to 50 new jobs will be created when Jiffy Products expands their New Brunswick operation. “We know how important creating jobs and growing the economy are to New Brunswickers and their families,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “This announcement demonstrates how, by working together with the private sector and […]

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August 23, 2016, ATHOLVILLE (GNB) – The provincial government is providing support for a proposed medical marijuana facility that is expected to create up to 208 jobs in northern New Brunswick. “We understand how important job creation, education and health care are to New Brunswickers,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “With this investment we are getting […]

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July 28, 2016, EDMUNDSTON (GNB) – Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault, a microbrewery that produces Belgian-inspired craft beer with a Madawaska County twist, has expanded to increase its brewing capacity, thanks to support from the provincial and federal governments. “We are pleased to be a partner as Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault distinguishes itself among its peers […]

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July 19, 2016, SAINT-ISIDORE (GNB) – Provincial representatives joined officials of the Acadian Wild Blueberry Co. for the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art processing plant. The company is a division of Oxford Frozen Foods, the world’s largest grower and processor of wild blueberries. Oxford Frozen Foods had committed to building a new facility in […]

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July 11, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Seven New Brunswick companies participated in a 10-day mission to France, where they attended business-to-business meetings and events to leverage potential export opportunities. Meetings with buyers and distributors of France’s largest supermarket chains in Paris, Vannes, Lorient and Toulouse have generated strong results for producers of seafood, cranberries, spirits […]

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June 27, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Ten students from across the province have been awarded bursaries worth $1,000 each from Opportunities NB. “These bursaries are a way to highlight the important link between education and economic growth,” said Roxanne Fairweather, chair of the board for Opportunities NB. “The ongoing development of a skilled workforce is […]

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June 21, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution McCain Foods continues to make to the provincial economy as the company announced a $65 million dollar expansion at its Florenceville-Bristol french fry plant and the creation of 40 to 50 new jobs. “The McCain family is a New Brunswick story,” said Gallant. […]

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June 7, 2016, BATHURST (GNB) – A total of 40 new jobs will be created by Blue Ocean Contact Centers, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. “Northern New Brunswick has a lot to offer businesses,” said Gallant. “This is demonstrated by Blue Ocean investing to create these jobs in Bathurst.” Blue Ocean has been in Bathurst […]

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June 3, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Five of New Brunswick’s export-driven companies were honoured at the 2016 Export Awards Gala on Thursday, June 2, in Fredericton. “New Brunswick is an export-driven province, and our exporting companies are key to growing the economy and creating jobs here at home,” said Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick […]

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May 30, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – More than 30 New Brunswick export-driven companies are finalists for the 2016 Export Awards, which will be presented at a gala on June 2 in Fredericton. The awards recognize outstanding export performance in the international marketplace. “Our companies are experiencing significant growth in export markets,” said Agriculture, Aquaculture and […]

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May 24, 2016, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – RevJet, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, has moved its research and development office to Saint John, bringing highly skilled software development jobs to the city as well as 20 skilled workers and their families from Ukraine. “Saint John and New Brunswick as a whole have so much to […]

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May 20, 2016, CAP-PELÉ (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are making significant investments in Westmorland Fisheries to modernize, improve efficiencies and position the firm as a world leader in lobster processing. “Supporting established New Brunswick companies to increase exports and competitiveness in global markets is key to creating and retaining jobs here at […]

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May 19, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – A total of 145 new jobs in the information technology (IT) sector will be created with the establishment and expansion of a new Aboriginal software testing company, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. “These jobs that are being created are an example of how New Brunswickers are innovative and our […]

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May 10, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick became the first province in Canada to develop a comprehensive strategy on cybersecurity and cyber innovation as Premier Brian Gallant announced the official launch of CyberNB today. “Our province already has a world-class cybersecurity cluster with leading researchers, academics and global businesses like IBM all contributing, which […]

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May 5, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The founders of Green Imaging Technologies credit access to good mentors, a smart workforce, and an innovative environment in the province for their success. The two University of New Brunswick engineering graduates left successful careers to return to New Brunswick to develop technology now being used worldwide through this […]

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May 3, 2016, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant toured Resson Aerospace as part of the ongoing activities organized during Innovation Week. He made the visit with the company co-founders Peter Goggin and Rishin Behl. “The success of Resson Aerospace is an example of how innovation can make our traditional industries like agriculture more competitive,” […]

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