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Brian GallantYour government is working hard on growing the economy, enhancing educational and training opportunities, and improving health care services. With your support, we are seeing positive change and getting things done.

Over 1,200 individuals participated in the first round of Economic Opportunities Summits, held from September 2015 to April 2016. These summits brought together industry leaders and stakeholders on a variety of topics, including agriculture, energy, tourism, gender equality, economic development, and immigration, among many others.

Your government believes the dialogue shared at these summits has been invaluable. We want to continue to work with you to move our economy forward for the benefit of all New Brunswickers.
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Objectives of the 2017 Opportunities Summits

  • Promote awareness of, and acquire input on, the actions government has taken since the last summits.
  • Promote awareness of selected growth opportunities/identify new challenges and new opportunities for growth.
  • Ensure openness and accountability by applying an “open government” approach to communication. Moving from participation to transparency and toward improved collaboration.
  • Engage the public and partners in the business of policy making, program development and prioritization.
  • Ensure participants have a positive experience and can make meaningful contributions.

Everyone can participate

New Brunswickers can register for any of the summits. The schedule is updated frequently. Spaces may be limited.

It is also possible to follow the summits here as presentations from the Premier and Government officials will be live streamed.

To participate via social media, join us on Facebook and Twitter .



RapportIn 2015 and 2016, the Government of New Brunswick held a series of Opportunities Summits. The summits brought together business people, industry associations, startups, First Nations, non-profits, academia, youth, artists, unions, advocacy groups, and different levels of government to identify new prospects for creating jobs and economic growth opportunities in the province.

22 reports detailing the discussions from each summit give an overview of what participants told Government.

One year after the last summit, GNB would like to invite stakeholders and interested citizens to participate in another round of discussions to share what actions have been taken, to develop together plans for future actions, and to receive input on current efforts and any new opportunities to consider.

Download the report