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AN ECOSYSTEM OF SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURS

AN ECOSYSTEM OF SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURS

ByEleanor MacLean FEBRUARY 11, 2019 Two entrepreneurs continue to build buzz around their product and service.  Both Christel Seeberger and Henry Yates went through Economic Development Greater Saint John’s Venture Validation Program (VVP). “The whole point of the VVP program is to help you validate your idea. We felt fairly confident that we were on… Read more »

Local Entrepreneur Eyes Expansion on Wedding Business

Local Entrepreneur Eyes Expansion on Wedding Business

  Posted on January 20, 2019 by Eleanor MacLean Last spring, Natasha and Paul Tobias-Cooper got the keys and green light from Saint John city hall to re-develop the old Cornerstone Church on Leinster Street. It meant taking their business to a whole new level. “I spent years handling as many as eight to 15 weddings a weekend.… Read more »

StartUp Sussex Region™ – Powered by StartUp Canada™ Drop In Hours

StartUp Sussex Region™ – Powered by StartUp Canada™ Drop In Hours

Do you have a new idea or are you starting a business and need some direction? Join your local Start Up Sussex™ business community and discover opportunities to help you grow your business or find the answers you need to get started. They meet every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Knocks Café, 14 Maple Avenue in Sussex, New Brunswick, for a drink and some social time, a chance to ask any questions you may have about Startup Sussex Region™ or have a chat about new ideas and all the exciting things happening in the region! Read more »

A Look Back and Forward to 2019

A Look Back and Forward to 2019

  Posted on December 31, 2018 by Eleanor MacLean For every municipal dollar ($700,000) Enterprise Saint John gets, the regional economic development agency leverages another $1.5 million dollars from federal, provincial and private sector partnerships. That’s another $3 dollars for every $1-dollar it receives. Here is how that money was used last year and a look ahead to the… Read more »

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Together, The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys will be providing a Grocery Store Tour at Sobeys Rothesay on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. and Sobeys East Point on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. There will be dietitians on hand to help you navigate the grocery store. They will be there to help you learn about what to look for in different areas to make better choices. Pre-Registration is Required! Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter by telephone at 1-506- 633-1705 or by email at: saintjohn@cmhnb.ca. Read more »

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

On New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31st, 2018, come out to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, located at 31 Gondola Point Road, in Rothesay, New Brunswick, for the Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event. This event will be taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At this time, Walk-Ins and New Donors are greatly needed at this time. Visit http://www.blood.ca / https://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate for more information and to book an appointment. Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 17th to December 23rd of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 10th to December 16th of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Christmas in the Barn has become a seasonal tradition at the Irving Nature Park! Join us in the old Manchester Barn at 1379 Sand Cover Road with Storyteller David Goss. He will be sharing his favorite seasonal stories in two sessions. The first will be from 3:00 till 4:30 pm and the second will be from 6:30 till 8:00 pm. **As only 40 can be accommodated at each session, preregistration must be done by calling the park at 653-7367.** In both sessions, there will be stories, old and new, including some from his newest book ‘Christmas in Atlantic Canada’. Read more »

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

It’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’! Experience the old world charm of the uptown core. Enjoy the Mayor’s Tree Lighting, the historic City Market lit up in spectacular splendour, Victorian Carollers, Horse Trolley Rides, a holiday Craft Market, and much, much more. Bring the family out and visit the Uptown shops, boutiques and restaurants for holiday specials and treats. ‘It’s Christmastime in the City’…and tonight is the most special evening to enjoy the season Uptown! Read more »

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