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  • CIBC’s Simplii Financial Expands Workforce in New Brunswick

    New Brunswick has long been recognized as a North American leader in the customer care industry. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to build on that success, creating a more robust business services sector offering New Brunswickers excellent career opportunities. The CIBC contact centre in Fredericton has been in operation since 2001 and has continued to grow

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  • Why the EU is Important for New Brunswick Companies

    On January 30, Opportunities NB (ONB) co-hosted a European Union Export Business Forum in Moncton. The event, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, featured presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the many market opportunities within the European Union. ONB’s Export Development Team has collected four reasons why the province of New

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  • Air Canada Set to Land in New Brunswick with More Jobs

    New Brunswick has long been recognized as a North American leader in the customer care industry. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to build on that success, creating a more robust business services sector offering New Brunswickers excellent career opportunities. Air Canada, Canada’s largest full-service airline, operates a number of customer service centres around the world, with

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  • Premier Tech Invests in Increased Productivity at Caraquet Plant

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is committed to accelerating the growth of New Brunswick-based companies through strategic investment in productivity and innovation projects. Premier Tech is a textbook example of this commitment. With ONB support, the company is investing in new manufacturing equipment for its Caraquet facility, further improving that plant’s productivity and efficiency. We spoke to Jean

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  • New England Values New Brunswick: A Conversation with David Alward

    The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development Team is in Massachusetts next week for the latest pan-Atlantic New Exporter Mission to Boston. Fifteen companies from Atlantic Canada are taking part in this mission, which gives businesses a chance to speak with potential buyers, members of the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (or CENE), and our partners

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  • New Brunswick Export Success: In Conversation with Red Rover

    Fredericton’s Red Rover Craft Cider is New Brunswick’s first craft cider company. Using the finest hand-picked New Brunswick apples to create unique and refreshing English-style cider, Red Rover now offers a wide variety of award-winning cider flavours. In January, Red Rover Owner Adam Clawson took part in the province of New Brunswick’s latest Trade Mission to

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  • New Hampshire’s Appcast Chooses New Brunswick for Growth

    [This post originally appeared in November 2017. It is being republished today timed with an announcement by ONB and Appcast that will see the latter create 70 new full-time positions in New Brunswick over four years of operation.] New Hampshire-based Appcast is among the latest U.S. technology companies to establish operations in the province of

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  • CETA: What New Brunswick Companies Need to Know

    Opportunities NB (ONB), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Global Affairs Canada is pleased to host the European Union Export Business Forum on January 30 at Moncton’s Delta Beausejour. The forum, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, will feature presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and market

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  • Why New Brunswick is Being Recognized for Its Approach to the Cannabis Sector

    In November, the Province of New Brunswick was named the ‘Most Progressive Public Office’ in Canada as part of Lift’s 2017 Canadian Cannabis Awards. Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to see the province recognized as a national leader in this rapidly-growing industry. Our team has made cannabis a priority sector for economic growth, actively aligning our

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