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Family Enrichment and Counselling Service

Family Enrichment and Counselling Service

Did You Know?
That according to Statistics Canada (2012), mental illness affects 221,230 people in New Brunswick excluding those younger than 15 years old, Indigenous populations and members of the Canadian Forces (these three categories account for 28.5% of provincial population)?

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The Success of Picketa Systems

The Success of Picketa Systems

Picketa Systems is a precision agricultural start-up emerging from the Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Centre at the University of New Brunswick. The Fredericton-based company is creating a soli and plant nutrition scanner along wiht an online data visulatizaiton and analytics platform to help food producers

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How to best grow your business

How to best grow your business

Nicole’s presentation was all about the reasons why a business should consider growing. The session explained the financial implications of business growth; tools and techniques to analyze and plan for growth; and the best times and best reasons to grow a business.

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Making One-On-One Connections

Are you getting the most value out of your chamber membership?

We’re anxious to get back to hosting first-class events that provide opportunities to make important connections through networking.

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Employee Financial Wellness

Employee Financial Wellness

by Larry Crandall, LL.B., LIT, CIRP, Grant Thornton

Canadians, both employed and unemployed, are carrying record levels of debt. For those who are employed and struggling financially, debt can not only impact their livelihood at home, but at work as well.

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Buy Local. Please!

Buy Local. Please!

By Doug Daley, Kiers Marketing

Buying local has become a hot topic, especially during the pandemic. Some folks are true to their community and do all their shopping locally. Many, like me, shop local when they can but also shop online for items that are unique, or if the price is just too good. Unfortunately, some folks do most of their shopping online.

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Advocacy Update

Advocacy Update

By Morgan Peters, Policy Manager, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

In the fall, the Government of New Brunswick conducted its bi-annual review of minimum wage in the province. Currently, minimum wage is adjusted annually on April 1 based on the Consumer Price Index, rounded to the nearest five cents.

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NB Airports Key to Economic Recovery

NB Airports Key to Economic Recovery

By Krista Ross, CEO, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

With the hit to the airline industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing a fresh round of public discourse about the number of location of airports in New Brunswick. This is not a debate that New Brunswick needs right now.

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2020 NB Election

2020 NB Election

By Krista Ross, CEO, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

With the provincial election behind us, New Brunswick businesses are eager for our elected officials to return their focus to economic recovery.

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Farewell Tanya!

by Morgan Peters, Policy Manager, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

The chamber board of directors and staff are saying goodbye to Event Manager Tanya Senechal this month after nearly four years of planning and developing high-quality and well-attended events for our members!

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A New Way of Doing Things

A New Way of Doing Things

by Wendy Morrell, Operations and Communications Manager, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

We’ve all heard the phrase and we’re doing our best to adjust to “the new normal” but sometimes a new way of doing things isn’t so bad…

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CEO’s Message

CEO’s Message

by Krista Ross, CEO, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

By the time you read this message, our election will have taken place and your chamber will be busy working with our newly elected officials in the province’s 60th legislature – ensuring that they are aware of the business issues and concerns and the economic impacts of policy decisions,

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Project Manager

First Onsite is seeking to hire a full-time Project Manager for SAINT JOHN, NB. to scope and estimate the work required to restore properties to their pre-disaster state. This position ensures that property owners have an outstanding customer experience and are...

Project Manager

First Onsite is seeking to hire a full-time Project Manager to scope and estimate the work required to restore properties to their pre-disaster state. This position ensures that property owners have an outstanding customer experience and are informed and satisfied...

Experienced Maintenance Painter

Experienced Maintenance Painter

Gorham Real Estate/Fredericton Rentals Ltd./Premiere Suites Fredericton is currently seeking talented individuals interested in a PAINTER position with our well established and fast-growing company. Benefits:Our team has a reputation for safe, high-quality work and...

Harvest Music Festival

Harvest Music Festival

Interview with Eliza Wolfe, Harvest Music Festival Can you tell me a little bit about how and why your organization began?  Harvest Music Festival began in 1991 with the purpose of bringing jazz and blues acts to Fredericton, New Brunswick. The festival was started...

POSTE D’AGENTE OU D’AGENT DES COMMUNICATIONS

POSTE D’AGENTE OU D’AGENT DES COMMUNICATIONS

Le Syndicat des infirmières et infirmiers du Nouveau-Brunswick (SIINB), qui représente le personnel infirmier syndiqué du Nouveau-Brunswick, invite les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature au poste d’agente ou agent des communications. Ce poste requiert une...

Communications Officer

Communications Officer

The New Brunswick Nurses Union (NBNU), representing unionized nursing in New Brunswick, invites applications for the position of Communications Officer. This position requires a seasoned bilingual, enthusiastic, well-organized, and highly motivated individual who...

Experienced Crack Filler

Experienced Crack Filler

A&J Hanna construction Ltd has been providing high quality new building construction and renovations in the greater Fredericton area since 1986.  A family-owned business, founded by Chris & Regina Hanna, has the reputation of getting projects done on time...

Experienced Crack Filler

Experienced Carpenters

A&J Hanna construction Ltd has been providing high quality new building construction and renovations in the greater Fredericton area since 1986.  A family-owned business, founded by Chris & Regina Hanna, has the reputation of getting projects done on time...

Job Coach

Job Coach

Job Coaches are responsible for the day-to-day implementation of programs/work, related to the client(s) they are assigned to support. Job Coaches are to enhance life and employment skills that enable individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate...

Customer Service Representative (Teller)

Customer Service Representative (Teller)

Do you enjoy developing relationships and working with great people? Do you want to work Monday to Friday and have your evenings and weekends to do what YOU want to do? Or, maybe you know someone who is looking to get into the Financial Services Industry AND you think...

Harvest Music Festival

Prison Christian Ministries Inc.

By Rev. Brent Bishop The ministry was started because of a call from God to serve the incarcerated with the good news of Jesus. I had been serving in the prisons with Monty Lewis for 8 years. When Monty passed on in 2013, I knew if I wanted to keep serving in the...

Joint Letter: ANBL Craft Alcohol Producers Advisory Committee

August 25, 2022 Hon. Ernie Steeves Minister of Finance and the Treasury Board Chancery Place P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Re: ANBL Craft Alcohol Producers Advisory Committee Dear Minister Steeves, We are encouraged by Alcohol New Brunswick Liquor’s (ANBL)...

Commentary: Primary Health Care Access is Important for Business

Commentary: Primary Health Care Access is Important for Business

Access to Primary Health Care has been an issue in the province for decades and one of the legacies of the pandemic has been highlighting the need for health reform. News reports in recent weeks and months have underscored that easy and efficient access to primary...

Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Would you like to work in a small business environment where everyday presents a new challenge? Do you have a construction background and the ability to manage multiple projects at once? Are you detail oriented and do you understand the importance of customer...

Residential Draftsperson & Designer

Residential Draftsperson & Designer

Maple Leaf Homes, located in Fredericton NB, is a major manufacturer of Residential Housing and Industrial-Commercial Accommodation in Canada and the New England States. With over 30 years experience in manufacturing residential housing and Industrial-Commercial...

Residential Draftsperson & Designer

Construction Labourer

Maple Leaf Homes is currently looking to fill various FULL TIME permanent positions for Construction Labourers in various departments. The successful candidate could be working in positions such as assembly, framing, drywall, painting, crackfill, roofing, siding, etc....

Residential Draftsperson & Designer

Red Seal Carpenter – Production

Maple Leaf Homes – located in Fredericton, NB is a major manufacturer in Modular Housing to Atlantic Canada, the New England States and Central Canada. With over 30 years of experience in manufactured housing, we are able to offer the homeowner the advantages of...

Experienced Crack Filler

Experience Carpenters

A&J Hanna construction Ltd has been providing high quality new building construction and renovations in the greater Fredericton area since 1986.  A family-owned business, founded by Chris & Regina Hanna, has the reputation of getting projects done on time...

Harvest Music Festival

Computers for Schools

Interview with Roy Crawford, Computers for Schools Can you tell me a little bit about how and why your organization began?  In 1992 a federal employee noticed surplus computer equipment being sent for sale/scrap (as there was no real e-waste recycling at the time)....

Marketing & Communications Manager

Marketing & Communications Manager

Forest NB (the New Brunswick Forest Products Association Inc.) is a non-profit organization representing and advocating for forest product manufacturers in New Brunswick since 1957. Our mission is to be the voice of the forest sector and we are seeking a Marketing...

Bilingual Administrative Services Assistant with NBREA

About Us The New Brunswick Real Estate Association (NBREA) is a provincial association of REALTORS® working together to strengthen and promote standards of professionalism. The NBREA represents over 1250 agents, salespeople, and affiliate members throughout the...

Production Artist/Screen Printers/Sales

Production Artist/Screen Printers/Sales

Valley Graphics is a busy Fredericton based textile decorator and promotional products distributor. Due to increased production, we have immediate openings for the following positions: • Production Artist• Screen Printers• Quality Control / Packaging• Production...

Liberty Lane

Liberty Lane

Interview with Alyson Pizzey, Executive Director Can you tell me a little bit about how and why your organization began?  Liberty Lane Inc. was founded in 1993 to address the lack of safe, affordable housing and support services in the Fredericton area for women and...

Letter – July 27, 2022 – Medicare delays for newcomers

July 27, 2022 Hon. Bruce Fitch Minister of Health Chancery Place P.O. Box  6000 Fredericton, N.B. E3B 5H1 Via email: bruce.fitch@gnb.ca Dear Minister Fitch, Employers are currently facing an unprecedented labour shortage. Economists have long warned of the...

Intermediate Java Developer

Intermediate Java Developer

Category: Software Development/ EngineeringMain location: Canada, Nova Scotia, HalifaxAlternate Location(s):Canada, New Brunswick, Moncton, FrederictonPosition ID: J0522-3432Employment Type: Full TimePosition Description:We are Canada's largest independent information...

Intermediate Java Developer

Full Stack Java

Category: Software Development/ EngineeringMain location: Canada, Nova Scotia, HalifaxAlternate Location(s):Canada, New Brunswick, Moncton, FrederictonCanada, P. E. I., Stratford, CharlottetownPosition ID: J0522-3162Employment Type: Full TimePosition Description:We...

Harvest Music Festival

The Gaia Project

by Katelyn Plant, Communications Manager, The Gaia Project The Gaia Project believes that young people are the key to building a sustainable future. With a world-view largely influenced by digital connection and information-sharing, today’s youth have a unique...

Commentary – July 2022 – Employment Insurance Reform

Commentary – July 2022 – Employment Insurance Reform

At the end of this month, the consultation period ends for the second phase of the federal government’s employment insurance reform efforts. The way the discussion documents are framed and subsequent statements by government officials during consultation meetings make...

Experienced Crack Filler

Experienced Carpenters

A&J Hanna Construction Ltd. has an incredibly exciting construction season ahead and always looking to grow our team! We are currently accepting resumes for EXPERIENCED CARPENTERS (Licensed and APPRENTICE CARPENTERS.)A carpenter is an individual with great hand...

Liberty Lane

The Talent Games

Interview with Shail Niazi, The Talent Games Tell us a bit about how your business began. If you would have been there, you would have chuckled at the crazy notion of using video games for assessing and recruiting talent, you might have even though of it as a fancy...

Marketing & Communications Manager

Marketing & Communications Manager

Forest NB (the New Brunswick Forest Products Association Inc.) is a non-profit organization representing and advocating for forest product manufacturers in New Brunswick since 1957. Our mission is to be the voice of the forest sector and we are seeking a Marketing...

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

First Signs of Mental Health Concerns The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to...

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Based in Fredericton the New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) is the voice of the medical profession in New Brunswick, providing province-wide representation and advocacy for all physicians. As the provincial division of the Canadian Medical Association, the NBMS...

Fredericton Chamber Welcomes Jill Stairs as 2022-23 President

6 July 2022 - For Immediate Release  FREDERICTON, NB – Last week at their annual general meeting, the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce welcomed Jill Stairs of Daye Kelly & Associates as its board of directors president for 2022-2023, taking over the role from Jeff...

Commentary – July 2022 – Employment Insurance Reform

Commentary – Krista Ross – WorkSafeNB Consultation – June 2022

This week, the public review period ended for WorkSafeNB’s latest consultation as they look at “benefit improvements.” Currently, people receiving worker’s compensation benefits receive 85% of their annual income based on a maximum income of $69,200 – which is the...

Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant PositionWe are looking for someone to join our accounting team. In this challenging role, you will work closely with our controller in the following areas: • Developing and maintaining strong internal financial controls• Preparation and review of...

Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive

Please apply using this link: https://secure.collage.co/jobs/beauceronsecurity/31389Applications not submitting through the above link will not be considered. Beauceron is a fast-growing, scale-up company with fantastic customer traction focusing on the human side of...

Senior Account Executive

IT Manager

Please apply using this link: https://secure.collage.co/jobs/beauceronsecurity/31241Applications not submitted through this link will not be considered. Beauceron is a fast-growing, scale-up company with fantastic customer traction focusing on the human side of...

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