Press Releases

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, DIEPPE (GNB) – The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Southeast Regional Service Commission aimed at encouraging collaboration among partners in the region to address workforce, infrastructure and other challenges. “We are stronger when we work together,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. “The New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan […]

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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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November 6, 2017, PETIT-ROCHER (GNB) – The provincial government signed a memorandum of understanding today with the Chaleur Regional Service Commission that encourages collaboration among partners to help grow the local economy. “Local and regional economic development is a key part of the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister […]

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November 3, 2017, EDMUNDSTON (GNB) – The Northwest Regional Service Commission is the latest regional service commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government that encourages collaboration among partners to help grow the local economy. “Economic and community growth requires collaboration and a co-ordinated approach,” said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who […]

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October 30, 2017, MIRAMICHI (GNB) – The provincial government signed memorandums of understanding today with the Kent and Greater Miramichi regional service commissions aimed at encouraging collaboration in each region to help grow the local economies. “The New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan identifies local and regional economic development as a key part of strengthening the […]

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October 27, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has announced an initiative to encourage collaboration with regional service commissions. The goal is to more effectively leverage resources and information from all parties to boost economic development across the province. “An important objective of the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan is to ensure there is a strong […]

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October 27, 2017, CENTREVILLE (GNB) — The provincial government and the Western Valley Regional Service Commission signed a memorandum of understanding today that will encourage collaboration among partners in the region to help grow the local economy. “Growing New Brunswick’s economy requires a strong co-ordinated approach at all levels,” said Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs […]

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October 26, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has partnered with the Information and Communications Technology Council to motivate students to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and cybersecurity. Opportunities NB, CyberNB and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will work with the council to establish pathways for […]

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October 20, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are encouraged to participate in Small Business Week by visiting local independent stores in their own community on this year’s Small Business Saturday, Oct. 21. “Small businesses are a very significant part of New Brunswick’s economy,” said Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund. “Small Business Saturday is an opportunity […]

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October 16, 2017, FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued today by Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also minister responsible for Opportunities NB, in recognition of Small Business Week, taking place Oct. 15-21: Small Business Week is a time for us to pause and reflect upon the incredible entrepreneurs that are helping […]

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October 12, 2017, PENOBSQUIS (GNB) – Investments by the provincial and federal governments will help Cardwell Farms Compost Products Inc. of Penobsquis purchase new equipment and increase export opportunities. “Small businesses are the backbone of New Brunswick’s economy,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser. “We are pleased to support a successful homegrown business like Cardwell […]

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