Opportunities NB Blog

  • The Value of Having a “Suit Job” Before Finishing Your Education

    [It’s Student Week on the ONB Blog! Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students this week. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, all of this week’s content comes from our students.] The old saying “experience is the best teacher” is probably the truest thing ever said about the work environment.

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  • Building and Strengthening Corporate Culture: My Summer at ONB

    [It’s Student Week on the ONB Blog! Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students this week. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, all of this week’s content comes from our students.] If you had asked me before my summer with ONB what ‘office culture’ entails or the impact it has

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  • Four Upcoming Cybersecurity Books We Can’t Wait to Read

    [It’s Student Week on the ONB Blog! Sadly, we must say goodbye to our summer co-op students this week. Timed with the wrap-up of their ONB tenure, all of this week’s content comes from our students.] The CyberNB team is constantly on the lookout for great cybersecurity resources to share with you. With hacking and ransomware

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  • University of New Brunswick Launches Cannabis Health Research Chair

    New Brunswick recognizes cannabis as an economic growth opportunity due to the significant increase in demand and legalization in several non-Canadian jurisdictions over the past few years. With the medical cannabis industry projected to grow exponentially into the future, and soon-to-be legalized recreational use across Canada approaching, New Brunswick is already capitalizing on these areas

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  • Four Reasons You Should Have Cybersecurity Insurance

    Do you have insurance on your house? Of course you do. So, the question is why wouldn’t you protect your business – your source of income – the same way you protect your home? Cybersecurity insurance won’t stop a breach. It will, however, help raise awareness and cover damages, should you be attacked. Small or medium-sized

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  • New Brunswick’s Yanky Sports Makes Waves at Montreal Startupfest

    [Updated October 19, 2017] New Brunswick’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is among the most vibrant in Canada. ONB is taking a leadership role in that ecosystem via strategic partnerships with key local and international organizations. Among those partners is the Taskforce Fredericton Startup Network, who with ONB and other sponsors recently took 55 Atlantic Canada entrepreneurs to

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  • New Brunswick Welcomes Those ‘Dreaming’ Of a New Life

    As an ONB summer student working in Communications, I have been fortunate to witness some of the great things happening in New Brunswick in the last few months. Last week, for example, I attended the grand opening of Dream Payments’ Moncton-based Centre of Excellence. ONB welcomed the company to the province with a full day of

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  • Canada’s First Cybersecurity Workforce Development Summit: A Student’s Perspective

    As an ONB/CyberNB Co-op student, I had the opportunity to attend the first ever CyberSmart Summit in May. The summit brought together industry, government, and academia to initiate a workforce development strategy for the Canadian cybersecurity sector. The event was a success, with over 300 attendees and two days of intriguing sessions and keynotes. I left

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  • Payment Processing Leader Moneris Celebrates 15 Years in New Brunswick

    Opportunities NB (ONB) has made financial services a priority sector. Our strategic nearshore value proposition has attracted Canada’s top financial institutions, and we are building on this success by welcoming new entrants from the worlds of banking, insurance, and financial technology (fintech). ONB also supports the growth of existing New Brunswick fintech companies playing important roles

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