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Industry Sectors

Fredericton stands out as an innovative and diverse city when it comes to industry sectors. Internationally recognized as a City of the future, as a smart city, and as a startup community, Fredericton continues to experience steady and continuous growth in this area.

The diverse business sectors include industries ranging from technology and manufacturing to aerospace & defense and agriculture. Contributing to the economic stability of the city, Fredericton is also home to a municipal government, the seat of provincial government, and has numerous federal government offices, plus several universities and colleges.  

Here is a list of industry sectors in Fredericton:

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Bio and Health Sciences
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture, Aquaculture & Fisheries
  • Manufacturing
  • Natural Resources (including Forestry & Wood products)
  • Tourism & Culture
  • Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Women in Business