A delegation from Shandong University of Finance and Economics (SDUFE) was at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) last week to launch a partnership with UNB’s department of economics. Officials from SDUFE were welcomed by UNB President and Vice Chancellor Eddy Campbell; Mr. David Hinton, registrar on the UNB Fredericton campus; and Dr. Weiqiu Yu,… Read More »

The New Brunswick Capital Markets Report 2013, released this week, was compiled by a master of business administration student at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, and summarizes the recent trends of province’s capital markets.   The report, discussed in the Times & Transcript on Oct. 17, is the fourth such report in… Read More »

Dr. Sean Cadigan will discuss the aftermath of Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil boom, and the impact of resource extraction in other provinces, at the University of New Brunswick’s 2013 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture series. “Boom, Bust and Bluster: The Oil Daze of Newfoundland and Labrador, Atlantic Canada’s ‘Have’ Province” October 16, 5:30 p.m. in Tilley… Read More »

NB Exporter U to provide strategies for expanding foreign markets A new province-wide initiative was launched at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton today. “NB Exporter U” brings together academia, government and business for a common goal – expanding markets abroad for New Brunswick businesses and their products. Academic teams from UNB and l’Universite… Read More »

Sustainable Saint John, in partnership with the Andrews Initiative and the UNB Urban and Community Studies Institute, presents Green Means Go! Jobs, Skills, and Resilience in a 21st Century Economy, a lecture on sustainable economic development delivered by national thought-leader Dr. Sarah L. White. The public lecture and discussion period will take place on Thursday,… Read More »

The relationship between energy efficiency and economic growth will be addressed by Leslie Malone, Canada program director for Environment Northeast, as the Andrews Initiative Speakers Series on Energy and the Environment continues. Ms. Malone will present her talk, entitled Energy Efficiency: Engine of Economic Growth at both UNB campuses: on Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30… Read More »

We know how much angry mail politicians are going to receive on the subject of EI reform. So we’d like to pose a couple of provocative questions: What if New Brunswickers do not need better Employment Insurance benefits? What if the people of this province would benefit more from better access to effective education?