Caught between declining revenues and increased expenses, New Brunswick stays focused on growth The COVID curveball of 2020 caught governments around the globe off guard, upending economies and the best of fiscal intentions. New Brunswick was not immune, but she recovered well. New Brunswick was …

JD Drapeau (38) CEO and founder of SnapAP, a cloud-based software platform that automates and streamlines the procure-to-pay process for businesses. Hometown: Kedgwick, N.B. Alma mater: Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) – Bathurst (Computer Programming) Headquarters: Moncton, N.B. Founded: 2019 Employees: 2 What does SnapAP …

Cornerstone project: Before the $100 million Avenir Centre opened on Main Street, building permits in downtown Moncton ranged from $8-$20 million per year. For the past three years, permits have ranged from $30-$45 million annually. LOOK ANYWHERE IN DOWNTOWN MONCTON and it’s hard to escape …

New Brunswick has traditionally been known as a place rich in natural resources and scenic beauty. While the resource-development sector remains integral to the province’s economy, the global shift towards a knowledge-based marketplace has created the opportunity for new kinds of growth.

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