Opportunities NB Blog

  • New Brunswick, Canada and TrueNorth Partner on Silicon Valley Strategic Growth Initiative

    Yesterday we announced ONB’s new immigration and investment attraction partnership with Vancouver-based TrueNorth. New restrictions on the H-1B visa have some U.S.-based companies reconsidering where they house current and future employees. TrueNorth is responding to these concerns and has emerged as a leading advocate for U.S. companies looking to establish themselves north of the border.

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  • ONB Partners with TrueNorth on Investment Attraction and Skilled Immigration

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to announce a strategic immigration and investment attraction partnership with TrueNorth of Vancouver. TrueNorth provides U.S.-based companies with resources and guidance required to establish or expand operations in Canada for employees impacted by changes to U.S. immigration rules, specifically the H-1B visa. “We are always looking at unique ways to bolster our

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  • CyberNB Case Study: The CyberSmart 2017 Summit

    With the launch of CyberSmart, via CyberNB, New Brunswick is taking bold steps towards mitigating Canada’s cybersecurity skills and workforce development challenges. We are excited to leverage partnerships with industry, government, and academia to facilitate the building of a pan-Canadian strategy. In May, ONB/CyberNB hosted Canada’s first Cybersecurity Summit. The CyberSmart 2017 Summit focused on the creation of a national skills

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  • New Brunswick’s Prelam Enterprises: Making Your World Smell a Little Better

    [ONB takes an active role in helping New Brunswick businesses with international trade, emphasizing the unique requirements of prospective exporters seeking market diversification, market expansion or value-added opportunities. The post below originally appeared in December 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Prelam’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands, two

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  • Canada’s Blue Spurs Wins Innovation Award From Amazon Web Services

    IoT, Cybersecurity

    Winning an award rarely happens by chance or in isolation. This is the case for Canadian-based Blue Spurs who, this morning in Washington, was awarded the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global City on a Cloud Innovation Award for Partners in Innovation. This award is the direct result of four organizations (including CyberNB) coming together to create

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  • New Brunswick’s Masitek Brings Hardware Innovation to the IIoT

    [ONB takes an active role in helping New Brunswick businesses with international trade, emphasizing the unique requirements of prospective exporters seeking market diversification, market expansion or value-added opportunities. The post below originally appeared in July 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Masitek’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands,

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  • 6 Takeaways from Canada’s First Cybersecurity Skills & Workforce Development Summit

    There are currently about one million cybersecurity positions unfilled, and that number is expected to increase to 1.5 million by 2019; this is both a challenge and an opportunity. To help mitigate that situation, ONB/CyberNB hosted Canada’s first Cybersecurity Summit. CyberSmart 2017 focused on the creation of a national skills and workforce development strategy for Canada.

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  • New Brunswick Digital Publisher Civilized is Elevating the Cannabis Conversation

    The Province of New Brunswick sees cannabis as an economic growth opportunity due to the significant increase in demand over the past few years. With the medical cannabis industry projected to grow exponentially into the future, and the soon-to-be legalized recreational marketplace approaching, New Brunswick is ready to capitalize on these areas of growth. Opportunities NB

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  • ONB Case Study: Bringing Cardinal Path to New Brunswick

    Many of the world’s most successful companies are taking advantage of New Brunswick’s nearshore value proposition. Our location is naturally strategic, enabling companies to work with all of North America and Europe in the same business day. Combine that advantage with our low cost of doing business and everything is here to make an expansion

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