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  • New Brunswick Company Brings Canadian Education to China

    Wee College is an early learning and childcare franchise program with multiple locations in the province of New Brunswick. CEO/Founder Melody Munro has made early learning and childcare her life’s passion since the 1980s, launching her first childcare centre in 1994. She sees Wee College as “entrepreneurship with a purpose.” “I saw the industry being so

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  • How Immigrating to Canada Launched This Dutch Entrepreneur’s Business

    Eltjo van Cingel is the son of Dutch potato farmers who immigrated to Canada in 1982. Interested in working with the land like his parents, he earned his Masters in Plant, Soil & Environmental Sciences in 1992. After several years in product development for New Brunswick’s limestone industry, van Cingel set out on an entrepreneurial

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  • Webinar: In the Cloud and On the Ground: Tax Implications for the US and Canada

    On November 17th, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted an export development webinar featuring Candace Sears, Senior Manager and leader of KPMG’s New Brunswick U.S. Tax Practice. Candace joined us to discuss: The taxation impacts of doing business in the U.S. using cloud services U.S. sales tax traps in international sales Emerging trends in U.S. tax to keep up

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  • Webinar: US and Caribbean Opportunities for Canadian Building Products

    The largest building products show in North America, the International Builders Show (IBS) takes place in Orlando, Florida, January 10 – 12, 2017. To help companies prep for the event, Opportunities NB (ONB) recently hosted an export development webinar presented by structural building components industry consultant Glenn Traylor. Glenn is a respected building products expert specializing

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  • In the Cloud and On the Ground: Tax Implications for the US and Canada

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is pleased to host an upcoming conversation with Candace Sears, Senior Manager of KPMG Canada’s U.S. Tax Practice. This free webinar will take place Thursday, November 17 at 3:00pm AST. (Click the link at the end of the post to join us) Candace is an experienced tax and professional services Senior Manager in public practice with

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  • Webinar: Preparation & Introduction to the UK/France Marketplace

    On September 29th, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted an export webinar featuring Stephen Minall, Director and Owner of Moving Food Ltd in the UK, and Steve Denton, a consultant and expert in the French export market. Stephen Minall and Moving Food specialize in development of brands and product solutions for retail and food service companies. They have helped

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  • New Brunswick Tech Company Remsoft Expands to Brazil

    New Brunswick’s Remsoft provides digital solutions for land management and planning, improving productivity, and performance of its international client’s land assets. Its focus is on planning and scheduling, using predictive analytics technology that enables land managers/planners to find the best way(s) forward for their assets. With clients in 20 countries, Remsoft is now expanding its operations

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  • Award-Winning Winery Brings Canadian Flavour to China

    Since opening in 2003, New Brunswick’s Gillis of Belleisle has earned a reputation for creating unique award-winning wines. Located at the head of Belleisle Bay, the winery—one of the province’s oldest—is a perfect destination for those seeking a taste of both delicious wine and New Brunswick’s gorgeous summer scenery. “We get a fantastic breeze coming off the Bay,

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  • Webinar: Succeeding in the EU — Opportunities for Atlantic Exporters

    On September 8th, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted an export webinar featuring David Chaundy, Director of Research at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC). APEC spent a year researching EU opportunities for Atlantic exporters. The organization has since released several in-depth reports, and a business brochure now available in English and French. David joined us to

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