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  • Calling Tech Professionals: We’re Hiring Now

    New Brunswick is the birthplace of Radian6 and Q1 Labs, who were later purchased by and IBM respectively and are just two of the exciting companies that form New Brunswick’s vibrant ecosystem. In fact, the Toronto Star named New Brunswick the next startup hub of Canada in 2013. And, the best news of all: New

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  • Why These World-Class Architects Chose New Brunswick

    Twice named one of Canada’s top emerging design firms, Saint John’s Acre Architects, founded by Monica Adair and Stephen Kopp, is committed to expanding the role of contemporary architecture in Atlantic Canada. The young entrepreneurs recently appeared in Wallpaper* magazine’s list of rising star and breakthrough practices from around the globe for 2016, the only Canadian firm listed. Adair,

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  • How the Right Location Leads to Business Growth

    Atelka is a Canada-based customer contact management provider offering multilingual omnichannel contact solutions and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. Founded in Montreal, Atelka has seen tremendous success with its New Brunswick operations since establishing its presence here in 2007. Derrick Lamb, Site Director in Fredericton, has over 17 years of experience in the contact centre industry, beginning

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  • Comedian James Mullinger on Why Anything is Possible in New Brunswick

    British writer and comedian James Mullinger moved to Saint John, New Brunswick in February 2014 from London, England. A well-known stand-up comedian, TV presenter, and journalist in his homeland, James performed five stand-up tours over five years, had his own Comedy Central show, and served as Comedy Editor for GQ Magazine. Then he moved to

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  • Location Matters: Learn Why from This Professional Services Company

    Valcom Consulting Group is a privately-owned Canadian company offering (ISO accredited) professional services in engineering, IT, project management, training, and more. Founded in Ontario in 1955, the company has grown to include offices in Oromocto, New Brunswick, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia. Charles Richer, Senior Business Development & Procurement Manager, says his company’s number one client

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  • Learn Why an Associate VP Returned to New Brunswick for Career Success


    When you find your calling—your passion—you can’t help but become focused. That’s exactly what happened to Scott Duguay, Associate Vice-President, Enrolment Management with St. Thomas University (STU) in Fredericton, New Brunswick. In today’s post, Scott shares with us his commitment to his profession as well as the province of New Brunswick. ONB: Are you originally from

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  • Business Growth: Why Lifestyle Options for Employees Are Essential

    Increasingly we hear stories—verifiable stories—indicating that employees want and expect more in the workplace. More employees want to be a part of an organization that is socially responsible and that gives back to the community. In addition, we are seeing that employees also want to work in environments offering lifestyle choices that match their various

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  • From the US to Europe to the Ultimate Relocation: New Brunswick

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    Sometimes you have to try on a few places before you can find the ultimate place to build your career and life. That was certainly the case for Ryan Strynatka, VP of Product Marketing and Chief Adoption Officer at Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly Radian6). After living the bi-coastal experience in the United States, and some time

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  • New Brunswick Entrepreneur Spotlight: Dr. Jason Fortier

    Forbes, in their 2012 article The Real Definition of Entrepreneur —And Why It Matters got it right when it said that the economy needs all kinds of entrepreneurs. It’s about having a strong and vibrant ecosystem that supports and enables innovation, engagement, and growth. We believe New Brunswick offers just that type of ecosystem, and today we

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