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Driving prosperity and progress

The McKenna Institute fuels economic growth and social progress by advancing the use of digital technologies in New Brunswick. The Institute collaborates to accelerate our talent pipeline, nurture ideas and enable all New Brunswick communities to thrive in a digital world.

A catalyst and connector

Rooted in New Brunswick with a strategic outward gaze, we partner with local communities and organizations while keeping a pulse on digital best practices globally. We collaborate with business, academia and government to foster a globally competitive, tech-enabled economy and a thriving digital society.

In the news

UNB and the McKenna Institute announce McKenna Fellow in Digital Education

The McKenna Fellow program supports collaboration across industry, academia and government, engaging stakeholders, faculty and graduate students to ensure good ideas are examined and executed within New Brunswick.

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New Brunswick’s economic future is digital

These years have been challenging – but also enlightening and inspiring. We’ve had a chance to assess what matters most in our lives–at home, at work and in our public spheres.

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Frank McKenna invests in UNB to transform New Brunswick’s digital future

The Honourable Frank McKenna, PC, OC, ONB, has invested $5 million in the University of New Brunswick to establish the McKenna Institute to make New Brunswick, and Canada, digital trailblazers.

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