Many restaurants across the province are choosing to pull salads with romaine lettuce from their menus, in light of a E. coli outbreak linked to the leafy greens, but one Moncton bistro isn't worried about its caesar salad.
The Public Health Agency of Canada said there have been five cases of E. coli infections in New Brunswick when it announced a national outbreak in mid-December.
Health Canada has confirmed 41 E. coli infections across the country, and the agency has linked the illness to romaine lettuce, but it still hasn't found the specific supplier as the source of the outbreak.Read more
MONCTON – Club Auto, a customer contact centre in the auto sector, plans to hire as many as 150 people in its new Moncton office over the next four years, with the help of payroll rebates from the provincial government.
Club Auto has 35 employees in the office that opened in October, and CEO Sean Gasby says there will be 75 by early 2018.Read more
Having long dispatched its provincial rival in Saint John, figures show Moncton has now chased down the region's two largest cities to command the most commercial and industrial development money in Atlantic Canada.
"To think that in recent quarters we've been challenging or surpassing Halifax, I think that's pretty impressive company to be keeping," said Kevin Silliker, Moncton's director of economic development.Read more
Never during his five years teaching technology at Harrison Trimble High School in Moncton had Adam Binet seen his students so eager to work on a project as they were with the Blue Kits.
These starter kits teach students about cybersecurity and the internet of things, a concept that describes how more and more everyday objects are connected to the internet and enabled to send and receive data.
"This cutting edge technology gave [students] a different hands-on experience," said Binet.Read more
Social enterprise development in the Hub City received a boost Tuesday with the announcement of an investment fund and community accelerator.
Social enterprises are businesses created to further a social purpose, or solve a social problem, in a financially sustainable way. Social enterprises have been gaining ground across North America in recent years, including in New Brunswick.Read more
The TD bank is expanding its presence in New Brunswick with the announcement of a new business services centre in Moncton.
The centre, which is scheduled to open in 2019, promises up to 575 jobs within six years.Read more
Moncton has peddled its low cost-of-living and maritime charm to prospective employees before, but in the days after the U.S. election the New Brunswick city took its pitch to a new audience — Americans.
At the centre of the pitch to would-be workers, an ad portraying the fictional Uncle Sam with a Canadian flag in the background. The caption below: "Greater Moncton, New Brunswick, Wants You!"Read more
MONCTON – Propel ICT, Atlantic Canada’s startup accelerator, has announced the names of the 23 companies who have been chosen to participate in its next round of the 12-week intensive startup accelerator program.
For over 10 years, Propel ICT has been delivering mentorship, training and networking opportunities through two of its accelerator programs, Launch and Build. The Launch program supports entrepreneurs during the early stages of starting a technology driven business, with a focus on validating their value proposition, building and testing a minimum viable product (MVP) and signing on early customers. The Launch program will run in three locations at community partner locations – in Fredericton, New Brunswick at PlanetHatch, in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Volta and for the first time in Sydney, Nova Scotia at Navigate.Read more
Misconceptions about paperwork and language abilities may still keep business leaders from employing Syrian newcomers, according to the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce's chief executive officer.
But Carol O'Reilly said there are also many people working together to help Syrians settle and find work in the southeastern city.Read more
The construction of a second $100 million project is underway in downtown Moncton, just a block away from the first.
The Hub City’s multimillion-dollar arena project has been receiving the majority of attention, but plans for a new high-end apartment complex were made before the city settled on the Highfield Square location.Read more