New Brunswick takes recruitment on the road

Nearly 1,300 former New Brunswickers show up at repatriation events across Canada as province attempts to lure skilled workers home
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 07/19/2004

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ew Brunswick has stepped up its campaign to lure former residents back to their home province.

Premier Bernard Lord took time out to visit with 1,300 ex-New Brunswickers at events in five cities across Canada recently in an effort to encourage skilled workers to return home to work. He brought along other members of his government and more than a dozen employers, including the Atlantic Lottery Corporation and J.D. Irving Inc.