Oct. 20, 2009
BATHURST (CNB) - Fifteen New Brunswick companies were honoured last night for creating and adopting innovative practices in the workplace. Premier Shawn Graham and Business New Brunswick Minister Victor Boudreau were in Bathurst to announce the 2009 Innovation Recognition Award recipients.
"Successful and innovative businesses are key to achieving our goal of self-sufficiency," said Graham. "These New Brunswick companies are some of the best examples of the 26,000 small businesses creating opportunities that our province needs today to succeed tomorrow."
The recipients were nominated by their local community economic development agency. The recognition takes place every year at the beginning of Small Business Week. The 2009 winners are:
"New Brunswick is home to many dynamic and motivated companies," said Boudreau. "Although these recipients come from different industries, they recognize the importance of constantly growing and adopting new innovative practices. I congratulate these award winners and all of the successful businesses that continue to be innovative in our province."
MEDIA CONTACT: Ashley Bursey, communications, Business New Brunswick, 506-461-0942.