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JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: #Vision2020 Progress Summit

Vision2020 Progress Summit is an opportunity for stakeholders, Fredericton Ambassadors, business leaders and the community at large to learn about key performance indicators, strategic initiatives, partnerships and results in relation to objectives outlined in the Vision 2020 Economic Development Strategy. The event will kick-off at the Fredericton Convention Centre, 8:00am, with a networking reception, followed by a small expo of task force members.

Highlights of the presentations will include:

  • Annual report card with info about new businesses and jobs created
  • Update on strategic initiatives, task forces and population growth efforts
  • Launch of the investment attraction toolkit
  • Special announcement

Leading up to the Vision 2020 Progress Summit, we would like to highlight the various chalk-painted messages around the city as part of a campaign intended to create buzz around all of the accolades and exciting activity happening in the city. RSVP
 

BUSINESS PROFILE SERIES
Rally Engineering
Gord Crawford & Eric Boudreau
Rally Engineering is an Edmonton-based company providing multi-discipline engineering, procurement, construction and management services from small to mid-sized brownfield projects for energy and resource. With an office now in Fredericton...Read More
NEWS
CyberNB Aims to Create Jobs
The New Brunswick government is promoting cybersecurity as an opportunity to grow the province's information technology sector. CyberNB will "leverage and align" the cybersecurity work of existing companies such as Bulletproof Solutions and Sentrant Security. Read More
Startup Canada Award Nominations Open
Fredericton-based startups, entrepreneurs, companies, and organizations accepted five of nine Startup Canada Awards at the Halifax regional awards reception last year. The awards continue to recognize outstanding impact and achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship. 
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Red Rover Noticed by National Network
Food Network Canada has identified Fredericton cider company, Red Rover Brewing Co., in their latest article as 1 of 10 Great Places to Drink Cider in Canada. 
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Planet Hatch Hosts Local Demo Day
Planet Hatch, in partnership with Propel ICT, held their local demo day Tuesday evening in Fredericton to showcase companies from the Launch and Build cohort as they pitched their ideas to an audience of peers. Read More
EVENTS
NB Export Awards
Today

The NB Export Awards recognize outstanding export performance in the international marketplace, celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation of firms in New Brunswick that have achieved recent or ongoing success in developing new markets. Register
Red Rover CiderHouse Grand Opening
June 3

The CiderHouse is having its official grand opening this Friday, June 3rd! They will also launch their Summer Cider with music from Joshua Bravener throughout the night. Admission is free but space is limited, so be sure to rsvp today. Register
Summer Biz Bash
June 9

Join the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce for their Summer Biz Bash, the last networking event with the Fredericton business community before summer begins! Get to know other professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs. Register
Cultural Expressions Festival
June 23-25

The annual Cultural Expressions Festival welcomes the public for three exciting days of entertainment from around the world to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day. Register
Atlantic Venture Forum
June 22-23

The Atlantic Venture Forum brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established IT, Cleantech, and Life Sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. Join startups, investors, high-growth companies and more. Register
Parliamentary Breakfast
June 28

Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey will address major issues concerning the region and New Brunswick, and he will also talk about what we can expect in the future from the federal government. Register
JOB FLASH
Remsoft
ASP.Net Developer
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C-Therm
Multiple Positions Open
For more employment opportunities in the Fredericton 
Region, visit our Job Flash page.
NATURAL RESOURCES PORTAL
Fredericton’s Natural Resource Task Force disappointed with indefinite extension of hydraulic fracturing moratorium
Ignite Fredericton and its Natural Resource Task Force expresses its disappointment in the decision made Friday by the Hon. Donald Arsenault, Minister of Energy and Mines, to extend the moratorium on fracking indefinitely. Extending the moratorium indefinitely fosters uncertainty in New Brunswick’s natural resources sector. Read More
POPULATION GROWTH STATION
The Reality of the Refugee
As summer hits, the newest residents of the Greater Fredericton Region are beginning to settle in, but there is still a lot they'll need to experience and learn. If you have the opportunity to engage with one of our newest Syrian residents, here are a few things you can do to help.
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STARTUP CORNER
IDEA Lab: June 7  
Discuss your idea with like-minded entrepreneurs Register
Open Doors with Rivers Corbett: June 8
Meet with serial entrepreneur and Startup Canada podcast host Register
Startup Visa Webinar: June 9
Hear about a unique startup visa that benefits newcomers looking to locate Register
Startup Drinks: June 24
Meet other entrepreneurs in a casual setting over chilled drinks & snacks Register

 
CULTURE HUB
Maker Talks
Fredericton Maker Space
Maker Talks is a fundraising campaign to help the Fredericton Makerspace buy much needed tools and equipment. Come learn about local makers' talents and skills. 
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Creativity Workshop with Ingrid Mueller
Planet Hatch

Art is often seen as being detached from other professions, but when art is integrated into the workplace, it stimulates new ways of thinking and actingRead More
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