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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 .



Capture dcran 2018 06 08 17.03.26In 2017 the Government of New Brunswick organized a second round of Opportunities Summits to talk about economic development opportunities throughout the Province. Once again, the summits brought together many representatives from various sectors of the Province’s economy, both public and private. Participants listened to a presentation on the actions taken by the government following the first summits; then they were encouraged to take part in the conversation to help realize the various initiatives.

While the first series of summits were aiming for participation, this series aimed for transparency as well as better collaboration between citizens and the government. In order to do so, the main aspects of the discussions were shared via Facebook and Twitter. For each event, a summary video was also produced. These are available on each of the summit pages.


The summary report from the 2016 Opportunities Summits is also available.