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UNI and the CCNB join forces: the signing of a collaboration agreement

UNI and the CCNB join forces: the signing of a collaboration agreement

Campbellton, September 14, 2023 -  UNI and the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) are joining forces to offer students a work-study experience during their time at the CCNB, with the possibility of being hired at UNI during and after their studies to fill vacant positions. 

This collaboration will enable students to learn their trade in a real-life work environment. A winning partnership, with the CCNB offering high quality training and the financial cooperative ranked as one of the best employers in Atlantic Canada. 

In addition, the two institutions will work together to develop and implement a continuing education offering for UNI staff members, either from one of the five CCNB campuses or by distance learning, as required.  

The solutions are here, so that New Brunswickers can work here in our beautiful province. 

According to Camille Thériault, President and CEO at UNI, this new partnership will help meet recruitment challenges. “The CCNB has a proven track record, and we are confident that the students will be up to the challenge when they join our teams. We must also take care of our employees, and thanks to this partnership, we will be able to offer them professional development opportunities,” said Mr. Thériault. 

For Pierre Zundel, President and CEO of the CCNB, this agreement reaffirms the importance of the CCNB’s role as a key vector in the training of a qualified workforce for the province. “We are delighted to build bridges with those who will facilitate not only the entry of our students into the job market, but also the ongoing development of UNI’s workforce,” says Mr. Zundel. “This is part of a mutual commitment of excellence and innovation, for the benefit of our students, our staff and our entire community.” 

The five-year partnership agreement takes effect on September 14, 2023, and expires on September 1, 2028. 


About UNI Financial Cooperation

This year, UNI Financial Cooperation is celebrating its 87th anniversary, and with $5.4 billion in assets and 1,000 employees, the organization is a major economic player that contributes actively to a thriving, growing economy in New Brunswick and beyond.

UNI is committed to values of solidarity, responsibility and courage for the greater benefit and prosperity of the organization and its members and clients. To learn more, visit www.uni.ca.

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About the CCNB

CCNB has five campuses located in the main francophone regions of New Brunswick. More than 80 CCNB programs are grouped into seven schools that meet the needs of the New Brunswick labour market. Programs offered in person or online last from one to three years and lead directly to the job market. CCNB also supports New Brunswick businesses through the INNOV network, which provides support for applied research and the integration of leading-edge technologies in the province's key sectors. For more information, visit www.ccnb.ca

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Press relations

Ginette Hébert
Communications Director
UNI Financial Cooperation
ginette.hebert@uni.ca | 506 724-1123


Marc-André LeBlanc

Communications Director, Marketing and Public Affairs

Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB)

marc-andre.leblanc@ccnb.ca | 506 227-8134


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