Press Releases

May 6, 2018, CAMPBELLTON (GNB) – HGS Canada will create up to 300 home-based jobs across northern New Brunswick over the next four years with support from the provincial government. “New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan focuses our efforts on creating job opportunities across the province,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “Your government understands the importance […]

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April 24, 2018, DIEPPE (GNB) – Purolator is expanding its business services centre in Dieppe, creating up to 85 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. “Your government’s multi-year economic growth plan focuses our efforts on creating job opportunities across the province in a variety of sectors,” said Premier Brian […]

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April 19, 2018, MONCTON (GNB) – TD is establishing a new finance operations centre in Greater Moncton, creating up to 440 new highly skilled jobs over seven years with support from the provincial government. Combined with the May 2017 business services centre announcement to create up to 575 customer service-focused jobs, TD’s potential for new […]

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April 17, 2018, MONCTON (GNB) – Opportunities NB is launching a new capital investment policy designed to support the growth of small businesses throughout the province. The Capital Investment Enhancement Policy will be available this year and will target companies with export potential. “Small businesses are at the heart of New Brunswick’s economy,” said Premier […]

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April 9, 2018, MONCTON (GNB) – Dovico Software Inc. is expanding its workforce in Moncton, creating up to 13 full-time jobs with support from the provincial and federal governments. “Job creation and economic development is a top priority for your government,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. “We are proud to be supporting innovative New Brunswick […]

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March 28, 2018, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – S&P Data is establishing a business services centre in Saint John, creating about 450 jobs over the next five years, with support from the provincial government. “Growing the business services sector is part of your government’s multi-year economic growth plan,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “These new jobs will […]

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March 23, 2018, SAINT-ISIDORE (GNB) – The provincial government is supporting the establishment of a $25-million vegetable processing facility in Bois-Gagnon within the parish of Saint-Isidore. Once operational, the plant is expected to create 95 full-time jobs. “Growing the economy and creating jobs in all regions is the focus of your government’s multi-year economic growth […]

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March 12, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is investing in the creation of digital literacy standards for provincial classrooms, in co-operation with the University of New Brunswick (UNB). A focus on cybersecurity is a significant part of the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan. The creation of digital literacy standards will help ensure that […]

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March 12, 2018, CLAIR (GNB) – The federal and provincial governments provided financial support to help Max Steel expand its operations in Clair and add two new jobs. “Your government is committed to making smart investments to help businesses succeed in every corner of the province,” said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also […]

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February 26, 2018, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – Air Canada is expanding its business services centre in Saint John, creating up to 227 full-time jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. “New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan focuses our efforts on creating job opportunities across the province in a variety of […]

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February 23, 2018, CARAQUET (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are supporting the purchase of new equipment by a Caraquet manufacturing facility. Premier Tech Chronos, which designs and manufactures packaging for a variety of industries, purchased equipment aimed at increasing productivity, improving efficiency and creating new jobs. “New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan focuses […]

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February 14, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Appcast will create up to 70 full-time jobs in Fredericton over the next four years with support from the provincial government. “New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan focuses our efforts on creating job opportunities,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “It is great to have an international business choose to invest […]

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January 26, 2018, MIRAMICHI (GNB) – Opportunities NB and the provincial government are investing up to $1 million to support a $10 million upgrade of Arbec Forest Products production facilities in Miramichi. The investment in the facility on Water Steet, which produces oriented strand board for the construction industry, will secure new equipment and technology […]

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January 22, 2018, CAMPBELLTON (GNB) – The Restigouche Regional Service Commission has become the 12th and final commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government that will encourage collaboration among partners to address key workforce, infrastructure and other opportunities and challenges. “The provincial government believes that working hand-in-hand with communities is essential,” […]

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January 19, 2018, SHANGHAI (GNB) – A delegation from New Brunswick has concluded a weeklong trade mission to China, where the group promoted companies and products and highlighted the province as a tourism destination and educational hub. “New Brunswickers have always been proud of our people and our products. Now, the world knows,” said Lt.-Gov. […]

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January 16, 2018, BEIJING (GNB) – Wild blueberries, salmon and lobster from New Brunswick are being spotlighted in China as part of efforts to expand markets in that country. On Monday, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet visited the JD 7Fresh retail store operated by Chinese online retailer JD.com. As […]

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January 12, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet will lead a delegation to China Jan. 14-20. The mission aims to strengthen ties with that country and to build on recent trade missions in the region. “New Brunswick has a reputation for being inclusive, innovative and inspiring,” […]

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January 10, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Opportunities NB held a media briefing today to discuss growth plans for cannabis industries. Cannabis services and products have been identified as a key opportunity for growth in the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan. “Your government is committed to ensuring the legalization of cannabis is introduced in a responsible way,” said Finance […]

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January 10, 2018, HOPEWELL HILL (GNB) – Broadleaf Guest Ranch, a year-round tourism operator in Hopewell Hill, is undergoing a major upgrade with support from the provincial and federal governments. “Your government is focused on job creation and economic growth,” said Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc. “Broadleaf Guest Ranch has been a pillar for tourism […]

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