DGSJ Economic Development Video

DGSJ Economic Development Video

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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Our regional workforce is the fuel that drives our economy.

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Business Investment & Innovation

Business Investment & Innovation

We have the resources and the drive to help your business thrive.

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Entrepreneur Development

Entrepreneur Development

Entrepreneurship opens up a world of opportunity here at home.

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Marketing Greater Saint John

Marketing Greater Saint John

Our region is an ideal place to live, and build or grow a business.

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Economic Development Greater Saint John

More jobs, more people, and a more attractive business environment.

We are dedicated to achieving consistent, long-term economic growth for the communities of Grand Bay-Westfield, Quispamsis, Rothesay, Saint John and St. Martins.

Key Facts

Population

126,202

live in the greater Saint John area, and our historic Uptown core is the Maritimes’ most densely populated mixed-use neighbourhood.

Location

Saint John is located in the Atlantic Time zone, perfectly positioned to support customers in the UK and west coast of North America, and within easy reach of Halifax, Montreal, and the US northeast.

Language

In Greater Saint John, 15% of the workforce is bilingual.

Education

The province boasts five universities, 11 colleges and a wide variety of private post-secondary options, graduating more than

7,000 students annually.

Saint John is home to the University of New Brunswick, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Community College, and other private options.

Key Sectors

HEALTH RESEARCH
HEALTH RESEARCH

Our health cluster includes the Saint John Regional Hospital, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, Nursing and Health Sciences at UNB Saint John, and Allied Health programs at NBCC.

LOGISTICS AND MANUFACTURING
LOGISTICS AND MANUFACTURING

Greater Saint John’s variety of logistics and manufacturing advantages will ensure you have the tools you need to get your product to market affordably and efficiently.

IT AND CYBERSECURITY
IT AND CYBERSECURITY

Greater Saint John is building on the city’s highly respected telecom roots by nurturing technology companies of all sizes, clustered in Uptown Saint John.

ENERGY
ENERGY

Greater Saint John’s energy picture is a diverse mix, including nuclear, oil refining, and the research and strategic partnerships required to continue growing this important sector.

OCEAN
OCEAN

Greater Saint John is the largest metropolitan area on the Bay of Fundy – a body of water that is an enormous economic asset to the region.