Category: Export & Trade

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  • Succeeding in the EU: Opportunities for Atlantic Exporters

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is pleased to host an upcoming conversation with David Chaundy, Director of Research with the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC). This free webinar will take place Thursday, September 8th at 3:00p.m. Atlantic Daylight Time. (Click the button at the end of the post to join us) In 2015, New Brunswick exported $187 million

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  • Coming Soon: A New Resource for New Brunswick Exporters

      One of the key priorities of Opportunities NB (ONB) is to encourage diversification in export sales and provide New Brunswick exporters with knowledge, expertise, and access to markets in order to grow exports. To that end, ONB is refreshing its website this summer to incorporate new features that will benefit your business. One of the

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  • This Award-Winning Company is Mapping a Path to Success in Forestry

    Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) is a Canadian airborne mapping company that utilizes LiDAR and advanced airborne imagery to help clients in the forestry and utility sectors produce maps, collect data, and better manage their assets. The Canadian government’s Department of Innovation, Science & Economic Development has taken note of the company’s technology, announcing it would provide new funding

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  • Exporting to Europe: A Look at Three Key Markets

      In June, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted a series of export development webinars focused on the agri-food and seafood sectors. Suzanne Turmel, ONB’s Director of Export Development, was joined by commissioners from the Canadian government’s Trade Commissioner Service to shine spotlights on several key European export markets. We have collected all three of those webinars here. You will

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  • Mid-Year Review: Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016, So Far

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is thrilled to have had the privilege of sharing a host of New Brunswick success stories with you over the past six months, and you can be sure there are more to come. Now that 2016 has reached its mid-point we thought it would be a good idea to look back at some of

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  • C-Suite Insights from an Award-Winning Innovator

    Corey Nutrition was founded in 1982 by Lee and Jane Corey, starting as a small distribution business. After their Ontario supplier burned down, the Coreys built their own facility at home in Fredericton, New Brunswick. They began providing aquafeed and specialized equipment to the province’s aquaculture sector. Thirty-three years later Corey has grown from an aquafeed producer

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  • Export Success Tips From One of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs

    Dieppe, New Brunswick’s Partner Seafood, Inc. (PSI) is a production management and marketing company focused on the seafood product sector. Founder, President, and CEO Paul Farrah saw fishermen from various locations in the Maritimes having difficulty moving product into new markets; this provided an opportunity to both start a business and help his community. Farrah says his

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  • Export Success in Atlantic Canada: Lizotte Machine Vision

    New Brunswick’s Lizotte Machine Vision has been in business since 1985. A family-run operation, the company consists of two partners, Marcel Lizotte, President, and his son Steve, Vice President. The Lizottes focus on custom-built quality control and grading equipment for the seafood industry. Lizotte’s machines are able to sort and grade seafood products by size, colour,

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  • New Brunswick Companies Recognized for Outstanding Export Performance

    The New Brunswick Export Awards recognize outstanding export performance by New Brunswick-based companies in the international marketplace. The Awards aim to celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovation of businesses located in the province that have achieved either recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets. Award winners are selected by a judging panel

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