Office of the Premier, Opportunities NB, May 3, 2023 - Saint John
Summit organized to assist newcomer professionals
More than 150 newcomer professionals gathered with government and private-sector stakeholders on Tuesday for a summit on workforce preparedness in Saint John. The aim of the summit was to help newcomer professionals better understand what they have access to through the provincial government and community resources. Speakers at the event were, from left: Dr. Wissam Alburaki, neonatologist, Horizon Health Network; Mohamed Bagha, managing director, Saint John Newcomers Centre; Arlene Dunn, minister responsible for immigration and for Opportunities NB; Premier Blaine Higgs; Cathy Simpson, CEO at TechImpact; and Dr. Timothy Christie, Horizon Health Network’s regional director of ethics services.