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History

The New Brunswick Business Council has worked to have a positive impact on our economy and society since it's creation in late 2005.  Below is a list of accomplishments we're proud of:

  • Mentorship of WMI participants – 18 of 22 members currently support WMI directly ($, speakers, mentors)
  • Support for 21inc – numerous members support provincial tours, Ideas festival, leader nominees, etc
  • Mentorship to Junior Achievers and next generation entrepreneurs
  • Creation of NB 2026
  • Administrative and financial Support to “Learning: Everybody’s project” to aid in its establishment and continued progress
  • Creation of Future NB and execution of Future NB summit, engaging 250+ NBers in a constructive dialogue on NB’s economy
  • Contributed to the creation of Invest NB
  • Improvements to the Small Business Investor Tax Credit
  • Expansion of PALS program into Council Member communities
  • Creation of Wellness handbook and dissemination to other NB businesses
  • Creation of Northern Leadership Council
  • Contribution to the development of the Northern Economic Development Plan
  • Contribution to the Atlantic Gateway creation and development
  • Contribution to NB Power debate
  • Contribution to Shale Gas debate
  • Start Up Canada NB tour ambassador – engaged 400 entrepreneurs in celebrating NB