Opportunities NB Blog

  • Fredericton Chamber Passes Resolution to Attract and Retain More International Students

    September saw Fredericton, New Brunswick host the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s annual general meeting (AGM) and conference. The hosting Fredericton Chamber of Commerce team prepared a terrific, jam-packed agenda for this year’s conference, including an ONB-sponsored Maritime Kitchen Party. As the event’s presenting sponsor, ONB was thrilled to help showcase New Brunswick’s trademark hospitality for

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  • 5 Success Tips from One of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

    [Timed with BDC’s Small Business Week 2017, ONB is republishing some of our most popular small business-themed success stories. This post originally appeared in August 2016.] Starting a business and raising two children while being a single mother is no small feat. That, however, is exactly what Dawn Pottier of Lulujo Baby is doing. Over the

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  • New Brunswick Small Business Success: Websolutions.ca

    [Timed with BDC’s Small Business Week 2017, ONB is republishing some of our most popular small business-themed success stories.] Bathurst’s Websolutions.ca is a web technology company specializing in the creation of custom websites and web-based applications. The firm’s services also include branding, search engine optimization, and digital/social media marketing. Company President and Co-Founder Josh Gammon recently

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  • ONB Case Study: Sussex Beard Oil Merchants

    [Timed with BDC’s Small Business Week 2017, ONB is republishing some of our most popular small business-themed success stories. This post originally appeared in early 2016.] Sussex Beard Oil Merchants is a small business located in Sussex, New Brunswick founded by entrepreneur and beard enthusiast Matt White. The company produces a variety of all-natural men’s grooming

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  • New Jersey-Based Stafford Communications Chooses New Brunswick

    New Brunswick has long been recognized as a North American leader in the customer service industry. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to build on that success by creating a more robust business services sector offering New Brunswickers more advanced career opportunities. New Jersey-based Stafford Communications is among the latest U.S. companies to establish a business services

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  • Bell Canada to Establish National Service Centre in New Brunswick

    Many of the world’s most successful technology companies are taking advantage of New Brunswick’s nearshore value proposition. Our location is naturally strategic, enabling companies to work easily with all of North America 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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  • Atlanta’s Pronto Establishes Canadian R&D Facility in New Brunswick

    The team at Atlanta-based Pronto has developed an innovative technology platform allowing them to offer on-demand home repair, with a focus on small jobs around the house. CEO and Co-Founder Erik Stadler says the company hand-picks and vets all ‘Pronto Pros’ to ensure the highest quality work. The company’s professionals specialize in carpentry, plumbing, handyman (e.g. drywall

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  • New Brunswick’s Cybersecurity Ecosystem Grows Again with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

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    Cybersecurity is one of the most significant societal and economic issues of our time. Canada’s economy is absolutely dependent upon a safe and resilient internet. Every day, Canadian citizens leverage critical infrastructure assets, such as electricity to run their businesses, homes and families. Today, New Brunswick’s ecosystem just expanded with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announcing a

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  • Perrin Beatty, CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Shares Thoughts on Small Business in New Brunswick

    This weekend, Fredericton, New Brunswick plays host to the 2017 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Convention. The AGM enables Chamber members to discuss the latest news, trends, and issues important to Canada’s business community while setting policy agenda for the coming year. This year’s event features discussions on everything from trade diversification

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