Opportunities NB Blog

  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 5

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    In late 2016, Opportunities NB/CyberNB partnered with the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ISCPA) North America and Canadian Chamber of Commerce to deliver a Cybersecurity Awareness, Education and Solutions Workshop. As part of that workshop we sat down with several of the event’s participants for a series of interviews discussing cybersecurity issues and solutions. In part

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  • New Brunswick Small Business Success: Websolutions.ca

    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 joined us to discuss, among other things, his most recent talent hire — found via an ONB initiative.

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  • New Brunswick Craft Brewery Expands in Rothesay

    Shane Steeves had been brewing beer at home for more than 20 years when, encouraged by years of positive reviews from friends and family, he decided to try his hand at commercial brewing. In February 2014 he delivered his first keg, and Hammond River Brewing was off and running. Just over three years later, Steeves

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 4

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    In late 2016, Opportunities NB/CyberNB partnered with the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) North America and Canadian Chamber of Commerce to deliver a Cybersecurity Awareness, Education and Solutions Workshop. As part of that workshop, we sat down with several of the event’s participants for a series of interviews discussing cybersecurity issues and solutions. Today we

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  • Webinar Series: The Logistics of Exporting

    Throughout March and April, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted a series of export development webinars focused on the logistics of exporting. Suzanne Turmel, ONB’s Director of Export Development, was joined by a variety of experts to discuss freight forwarding, shipping by road or by port, and shipping efficiency. We have collected all four of those webinars here.

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  • The Award-Winning Entrepreneurial Spirit of New Brunswick: Fils Du Roy

    [Note: This post originally appeared in December 2015.] Sébastien Roy is a lover of both spirits and the province of New Brunswick. Four years ago, Roy combined those passions to create Distillerie Fils Du Roy, a small distillery based in Petit-Paquetville in the northern part of New Brunswick. With a slew of impressive award wins

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  • New Brunswick Partners with Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England

    ONB is pleased to announce a formal partnership with Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE), a Boston-based organization made up of Canadian expats from multiple sectors. These incredible entrepreneurs are giving back to their home country the best way they know how — by helping their fellow Canadians be successful in the New England marketplace.

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  • Why New Brunswick has Become Canada’s Epicentre for Cybersecurity

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    Cybersecurity is the fastest growing business risk and opportunity for companies today, with significant educational, governmental and economic implications. In Canada, the Province of New Brunswick has been working to develop both human and physical resources to help mitigate today’s cyber threats. From being home to the first university to offer courses in Computer Science –

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  • Meet Canada’s Most Prominent Translation Services Provider

    New Brunswick’s CLS Lexi-tech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lionbridge Technologies, the world’s largest localization solutions provider. Originally incorporated as Lexi-tech International in 1988, it has since become North America’s most prominent translation and linguistic services provider serving clients in multiple sectors across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Upon its founding in Moncton, the company’s

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