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Located on the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the picturesque Saint John River, Saint John is a dynamic city poised for growth, surrounded by nature and connected to the world. 


​The Greater Saint John region is one of the best kept secrets in Atlantic Canada. We are home to the highest tides in the world.   In minutes you can go from the majestic views of the Bay of Fundy to breathtaking valley views along the Kennebecasis and Saint John Rivers. Green space and nature are never far in our five vibrant communities.

Saint John is a Port City



The Saint John Airport (YSJ) has non-stop passenger flights to Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto as well as seasonal flights to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. 

By car it is approximately a one hour drive to the U.S. border town of Calais ME. It is approximately six and a half hours drive to Boston MA, and ten and a half hours drive to New York, NY. 


Business Investment & Innovation

To help you decide if Saint John is the right fit for your business, an Investment Attraction Specialist from Economic Development Greater Saint John will create a customized package for you – containing the data, resources, and local connections you need to evaluate.