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“What is great about entrepreneurship is that entrepreneurs create the tangible from the intangible” ~ Robert Herjavec You’ve finished your business plan, you’ve opened your doors, or perhaps you’re getting ready to expand. It has been said that entrepreneurship is the ultimate personal development plan. Business owners and leadership teams have to be open to…

Now hiring! You could join the Enterprise Saint John team

Enterprise Saint John is a backbone organization that is leading the implementation of True Growth 2.0. They are looking to hire an Entrepreneur Development Coordinator to join the team, working to support entrepreneurs and start-ups in our community. The position is bilingual-mandatory, and requires some strong sales/client-facing and organizational skills. You would be responsible for…

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Congratulations to the nominees!

Big news this week– the three finalists for this year’s CBC Passion for Change Award are all graduates of our Kickstart your Business Program! We are so proud of our Kickstart graduates, and all the entrepreneurs that work to make Saint John a vibrant city. The three finalists are: Murray Massey – Massey Walton Energy…

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Back to the classroom to help the next generation

The 2014-2015 school year has started and you can be part of it as an industry mentor helping with programs for students to learn to code. You might be part of the ICT sector or someone who knows how to write code or use electronics. If you know what a Makerspace is, you’re a perfect…

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Ready to fuel our future

The following commentary was developed in partnership with The Chamber and Enterprise Saint John, as part of the True Growth Natural Gas Working Group. It ran in the Telegraph-Journal on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Around the globe, thousands of communities are currently transitioning to natural gas as their preferred energy source, and realizing the economic…

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Saint John Cruise Company is Training the World

  Cruise ships are a familiar summer sight in Saint John, but the benefits of the cruise ship industry don’t end when the ships sail out of our harbour. Saint John’s Aquila Tours are leaders in the industry, and their Center for Cruise Excellence now exports their training programs around the world. Last week, Aquila’s…

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Arthur no match for the pros at Saint John Energy

In advance of Arthur’s arrival, Saint John Energy was preparing its response plans for the Tropical Storm. Communication to the stakeholders and customers began with Twitter the day before providing detail on what to do if they had an outage. The City was provided a Saint John Energy contact as a liaison for the City’s…