Meet our people

  Chisom is a mother of three young girls, an established author and a passionate community advocate. She moved to Canada from Nigeria to join UNB Saint John’s MBA program and graduated in 2021. Before moving to Canada, she worked with FirstBank Nigeria Limited in several roles. Having held management roles in customer service, Chisom […]

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On the Resumption of Cruise in Saint John

The COVID-19 virus gave rise to the first pandemic in a century, resulting in the closure of cruise tourism on a global basis.  In Canada, cruise activity originally suspended throughout 2020, will now face a continued suspension through the 2021 season.  Facing a second year without cruise is a grim prospect for small tourism and […]

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Maritime workers and Wi-Fi: What is the connection (or lack thereof)?

Do you remember the last time you didn’t have access to reliable Wi-Fi or cellular data? For most of us in Canada, Wi-Fi or access to cellular data is something we take for granted. Outside of our technological bubble, regions are struggling to secure reliable internet which the United Nations deems as a basic human right. But what about those people that don’t live on land 365 days a year? Seafarers are maritime workers […]

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Multi-modal Transportation Strategy Key to New Brunswick’s Future

New Brunswick’s economy is grounded in trade and its future relies on a sustainable and strong multimodal transportation sector.  Our economy has long relied on the production, distribution, and export of goods across our global community. Production of goods by New Brunswick’s world-class workforce, distribution of these goods within our region, and exporting of New Brunswick based products to consumers across the global has been the backbone of […]

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