Press Releases

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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January 4, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – Cyber Essentials Canada certification, a set of cybersecurity standards and best practices, is now available to all Canadian businesses. They are intended as a cost-effective, user-friendly set of standards and best practices to help mitigate up to 80 per cent of common Internet threats. Small and medium-sized businesses may […]

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January 3, 2018, FREDERICTON (GNB) – For the second year in a row, Opportunities NB has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers. “Opportunities NB has demonstrated that a great workplace culture can motivate employees to do excellent work and achieve results that benefit our entire province,” said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is […]

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December 18, 2017, SAINT JOHN (GNB) – The Fundy Regional Service Commission has joined other commissions in signing a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government aimed at encouraging collaboration to help grow local and regional economies. “Working together, we will continue to grow the New Brunswick economy,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “We are fortunate […]

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December 1, 2017, MONCTON (GNB) – PropertyGuys.com, Canada’s largest private-sale real estate network, is expanding its business services centre in Moncton and will create up to 30 jobs over three years with support from the provincial government. “Growing the economy and creating jobs remains a top priority for your government,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. […]

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November 27, 2017, NEW MARYLAND (GNB) – The provincial government and Regional Service Commission 11 have signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage increased communication and collaboration to help grow the local and regional economies. “Your government understands the value of working together to grow and strengthen our province,” said deputy premier Stephen Horsman. “By […]

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November 27, 2017, CARAQUET (GNB) – The Acadian Peninsula Regional Service Commission today signed a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government aimed at encouraging stakeholders in the region to collaborate to address workforce, infrastructure and other opportunities and challenges. “Your government is committed to growing the economy and creating jobs,” said Environment and Local […]

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November 22, 2017, LAWRENCE STATION (GNB) – The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission is the latest commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government to encourage collaboration to help grow local and regional economies. “Your government recognizes that we must all work together to grow the economy in all regions of the […]

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November 17, 2017, SUSSEX (GNB) – Regional Service Commission 8 has signed a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government aimed at encouraging collaboration among partners to help grow the local economy in the Greater Sussex area. It is the seventh commission to sign such a memorandum to help address workforce, infrastructure and other challenges. […]

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November 14, 2017, MONCTON (GNB) – Club Auto, a customer experience management company within the automotive sector, has opened a business services centre in Moncton and will create up to 150 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. “Economic growth remains a top priority for New Brunswickers and a top […]

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November 7, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – A series of job fairs will take place in various communities during the month of November, to recruit new workers to fill job vacancies in New Brunswick. “Your government is focused on growing the economy and creating jobs,” said Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage. “These job […]

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