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posted on December 6, 2011
Positive news on the Canadian housing market. Interestingly, Saint John, New Brunswick still came away with a 3% increase despite the market’s negative overtones. Read on for more.
House prices better than expected, Re/Max says
from The Canadian Press
Canada’s housing market will end this year with a better performance than it had expected, the Re/Max real estate sales organization said Tuesday.
posted on December 6, 2011
There is a frenzy of excitement surrounding a new gold discovery in New Brunswick’s northern territory. The company responsible for the announcement, SLAM (Slam Resources Ltd.) is waiting for the core sample analysis to determine the grade of the gold, but since the sites have never been drilled before, the discovery has “huge potential”, according SLAM’s CEO, Mike Taylor. They have also...
posted on November 28, 2011
Keeping the city in a state of renewal, the Federal and Provincial governments are stimulating spending for a much needed supply of senior housing in the Saint John area. This is great news, as of course any spending keeps suppliers and the construction industry very happy, while helping to build appreciation.
Governments of Canada and New Brunswick Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Saint John
SAINT JOHN, NEW...
posted on November 23, 2011
New Brunswick continues to find creative partnerships to keep the coals burning as a world-class technology innovator. Cisco and the University of New Brunswick recently signed an agreement outlining a collaboration to boost the university’s research division to the tune of $2 million endowment from Cisco. This partnership establishes a Cisco Chair in Advanced Learning Technologies, to promote, support, and...
posted on November 9, 2011
New Brunswick has really become the focus for venture capitalist tech start-ups. Since the recent success stories of Radian6 and Q1 labs, the province has become the new stomping grounds for people with great minds, with venture capitalists dropping in to offices here regularly, just to see whats cooking.
I love this quote from Don Kjosness of Capital Road, an Alberta based venture capital group. He says that in...
posted on October 31, 2011
A survey conducted in September revealed that job prospects are falling in 17 out of 26 Canadian metropolitan areas, including 9 out of 10 in Ontario. While this is bad news for most of Canada, I’m pleased to report that only three urban areas posted positive results: Saint John’s in Newfoundland, Saint John in New Brunswick, and St Catherines-Niagara in Ontario.
As evidenced by this survey, the...
posted on October 25, 2011
Atlantic Canada is rejoicing this week after securing a $25 billion contract to build Canadian frigates over the next 30 years. While many of the spinnoffs will go to Halifax, a good number will also come to New Brunswick, which is no surprise – with the once mighty Canadian shipbuilding yards located in Saint John, there is a rich talent and resource pool that is perfectly prepared to benefit the business...
posted on October 24, 2011
Garry Pond and Gururaj Deshpande have always been well known in New Brunswick for their tech savvy. But today they’re gaining worldly acclaim as the Godfathers of the tech boom in the province.
Mr. Pond was responsible for New Brunswick’s two recent global sized deals of Radiant 6 and Q1 Labs. This year alone he has earned more from these two blockbuster deals than during his entire career at NB tel.