Economic Development

Fredericton is one of Canada's great cities for business. We’re the Start-Up Capital of Canada, a choice destination for talented immigrants, and the #1 micro-city in North America for business (fDI Magazine). When it comes to overall cost-competitiveness, Fredericton occupies the top spot in Canada, according to the 2016 KPMG Competitive Alternatives study.

Ignite Fredericton, the region's progressive and business-focused economic development corporation, assists entrepreneurs and businesses to start, grow, and locate in Fredericton.

Ignite is here to

  • support entrepreneurs
  • attract and retain talented people
  • build a strong business ecosystem through collaboration and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • encourage growth of established business through effective after-care 

Visit Ignite to find out what Fredericton can do for your business.