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
With a population under 70,000, Moncton, New Brunswick was originally known for its wine and food festivals as a tourist destination, and its location just a few miles from the beaches. But geographic positioning smack in the center of Canada’s Maritime Provinces and close to the Northumberland Strait, made it a strategic center for Internet traffic across the Atlantic Ocean.Read more
Hibernia Networks Expands Presence at Fibre Centre in Moncton, NB, Canada, Offering High Performance Connectivity Services Linking Key Commercial Centers in North America
Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high speed telecommunications services, today announces that it has expanded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) for Optical, Ethernet and IP services at Fibre Centre, a network-neutral data center and meet-me-room located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. In addition to providing access to Hibernia Networks’ best-in-class IP Transit service with more than 800 peering interconnects, the PoP location facilitates high performance and scalable Optical and Ethernet connectivity required by regional businesses seeking enhanced international reach.Read more
News of a major influx of jobs for Moncton spilled out not from a government announcement but an exclusive report by Radio-Canada on Thursday, with an American-based company saying it will begin producing rail cars at the city's Hump Yard.
Radio-Canada reports Miami-based ARS Canada Rolling Stock plans to start production of grain hoppers, box cars and TC-117 rail cars in Moncton, saying it will create 200 jobs in the first phase of production.Read more
MONCTON – One hub city startup is changing how governments and organizations manage funding, projects and more.
Garago is a cloud-based software that stores information acquired during projects, action plan or directly from clients. Managers, funding agencies, consulting agencies, community and government partners can extract accurate data to assess measurable results. In short, it aims to take away everything that makes managing projects miserable.Read more
MONCTON – Atlantic Canada’s premiere event for both startups and investors is coming to the hub city this October.
Invest Atlantic is Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 300 startups, entrepreneurs and investors. This year’s event will take place Oct. 5 to Oct. 6 in Moncton.Read more