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New Brunswick small business optimism steady

April 27, 2017
Optimism among NB's small businesses seems to be steady, but unspectacular. New Brunswick's Business Barometer Index remained constant in April at 63.5. Short-term hiring plans are in neutral with equal shares of entrepreneurs looking to hire as to lay off (about 14 per cent).

Small business confidence up for the fifth consecutive month

February 23, 2017
New Brunswick's Business Barometer Index increased for the fifth consecutive month. The February reading sits at 64.8—the highest it has been since last June.

Ranking Atlantic Canada’s entrepreneurial friendly communities: Where does your community

October 18, 2016
Our 2016 Entrepreneurial Communities report uses 14 indicators to determine which communities offer the best entrepreneurial environment while giving insight into what’s working and what can be improved to assist small- and medium-sized businesses like yours.
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