CAMPBELLTON (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are making a combined investment of $95,125 to help Centre Transmed Centre Inc. expand into new markets.

"We are fortunate in the Restigouche region to have world-class enterprises, innovative entrepreneurs and courageous exporters, and it is our role as government to support and stimulate them so they can realize their full potential," said Campbellton-Restigouche Centre MLA Greg Davis. "This investment will enable the company to offer services to a wider market, and this fits into our government's vision to rebuild New Brunswick as a prosperous province."

Davis was appearing on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud.

"Our government's top priorities are jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians," said Bernard Valcourt, associate minister of national defence and minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and La Francophonie. "Our investment will help Centre Transmed Centre Inc. develop and implement a marketing plan that will increase the company's visibility in Canadian and European markets. This is a strategic investment in a company that is building its future in rural New Brunswick by pursuing growth at home and in wider markets."

The provincial government is investing $23,000 through the Northern New Brunswick Economic Development and Innovation Fund. The federal government is providing a repayable contribution of $72,125 through ACOA's Business Development Program. Centre Transmed Centre Inc. is contributing $9,875.

"The innovative telework approach we have been using since our beginnings in 1996 allows us to create interesting jobs in our province," said Rachel Arseneau-Ferguson, company president. "The Transmed team is made up of more than 60 employees who contribute to its success. Passion is at the heart of our company and is an integral part of our values. We will continue to develop new business projects that will allow us to create interesting jobs in our region and therefore, contribute to the economic development of our beautiful northern region."

Centre Transmed Centre Inc. is the only company in North America that offers medical transcription, translation and audit services in English and French.