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Ignite Fredericton
SEPTEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER
 

Mark Your Calendars!

**Attention Fredericton Region Businesses & Employers**

With the number of deaths outweighing the number of births in New Brunswick, it is critical that we retain our young talent. Ignite Fredericton, in partnership with stakeholders, will present the second Choose Fredericton Student/Business Mixer following the Post-secondary Career Fair on Thursday, September 24th from 3:00-5:00pm at the UNB Currie Centre.

Choose Fredericton facilities an opportunity for students to connect with Fredericton's local businesses and employers in a comfortable setting. It also presents businesses/employers with the opportunity to seek out talent for perspective hires.

The event will include students from UNB, STU, NBCC, NBCCD, da Vinci College, Eastern College and the Atlantic Business College. Register Here
SimpTek Technologies Announcement
Please join us for a special announcement by SimpTek and NBPower on September 10th, 4:15-4:30pm at Planet Hatch, and then stay to network at the Fredericton Chamber’s Business After Hours (see below).
Register Here
In celebration of Planet Hatch's second birthday, Ignite Fredericton, Knowledge Park & Planet Hatch will co-host the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours planned for September 10th, 4:30-6:30pm at Planet Hatch. Register Here
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Business Basics
September 10th
Learn the basics about starting your own business, available business planning tools/funding resources, and accessing free business counselling services.
Growing Together
September 9-10th
Join the Multiculturalism Council in moving our region towards a vision for immigration and multiculturalism in New Brunswick.
Working Forward
October 19th
Working Forward 2015 NB is a forum on Foreign Qualification Recognition, bringing together diverse stakeholders to address FQR challenges and to share promising practices. 
Invest Atlantic
September 29-30th
As Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 300 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic is THE place to help you connect and grow your business.
DO YOU HAVE HARD TO FILL POSITIONS REQUIRING SPECIALIZED SKILLS? 
Recruit highly skilled foreign workers already in Canada at the Newcomer Canada Employment Fair on October 3rd in Toronto.  ​Ignite Fredericton has partnered with the Province of New Brunswick’s Population Growth Division on this​ ​upcoming newcomer recruitment missions to ​help​ ​fill​ ​specialized positions.

For more information email: 
Julia Ramirez, Population Growth Specialist
 
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