September 6, 2016 11:11 am

New Brunswick government releases its vision plan for economic growth

New Brunswick

Jeremy Keefe
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The New Brunswick government has released an economic growth plan it says will better co-ordinate government resources towards growing the economy.

It says the 22-page document is designed to be a guide for both government and the private sector to channel their efforts.

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The provincial government says it will focus on people, innovation, capital, infrastructure and agility.

Economic Development Minister Francine Landry says the province has clear strengths in agriculture and aquaculture and an ample wood supply.

She says there are opportunities in tourism, cybersecurity, intelligent electricity grids, online commerce, and educational exports.

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