Saint John, New Brunswick

What is Saint John, New Brunswick known for?


Fredericton

; The main highway in the city is the Saint John Throughway (Route 1 (New Brunswick Route 1)). Route 1 extends west to St. Stephen (St. Stephen, New Brunswick), and northeast towards Moncton (Moncton, New Brunswick). A second major highway, Route 7 (New Brunswick Route 7), connects Saint John with Fredericton. There are two main road crossings over the Saint John River: the Harbour Bridge (Saint John Harbour Bridge) and the Reversing Falls Bridge, approximately

a great and powerful organization, with British Institutions, British sympathies, and British feelings, bound indissolubly to the throne of England (Monarchy of the United Kingdom)." The major communities of the region include Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) and Sydney (Cape Breton Regional Municipality) in Nova Scotia, Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick), Fredericton and Moncton in New Brunswick, and Charlottetown in Prince

Edward Island. In the 2011 census, the population of the city of Fredericton was 56,224Fredericton&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 13&B1 All&Custom 2006 Community Profiles - Census Metropolitan Area Census Agglomeration ref>


energy projects

'' * SuperStore-Staples Mall (Plaza) * Rothesay Avenue (Plaza) * Loch Lomond Place (Mall Office) * Unnamed Hickey Road Plaza (Plaza) * East Point Shopping Centre (Power Centre) * Smart!Centres Wal-Mart Plaza (Power Centre) * Exhibition-SCA-McAllister Drive Plaza (Street Scape) * MBD Plaza (Plaza) * Westmorland Place (Plaza) * Parkway Mall (Mall Office) * McAllister Place (McAllister Place (New Brunswick)) (Mall) Energy projects Canaport LNG File:CanaportLNG Long3.jpg thumb 160px left


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. He headed an advertising firm – aptly named ''Camp Associates.'' During the 1980s and 1990s, he became a regular political commentator on CBC's (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) ''Morningside (Morningside (radio program))'' (along with Stephen Lewis and Eric Kierans) and he was a bi-weekly political writer for the ''Toronto Star'' newspaper. He also wrote regular columns for the ''Toronto Sun'' and the Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) ''Telegraph-Journal'' newspapers for many years. - 31 32 Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) (Quispamsis) New Brunswick CMA 127,761 122,389 4.4 - On his first day in office, Graham, as promised, acted on five campaign promises. His government cut the excise tax on gasoline by 3.8 cents per litre, moved nursing home payments from an assets-based test to an income-based test (means test), provided students with a reduced tuition of $2000 for their first year in university, provided the City of Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) with a memorandum of understanding to provide a third of required monies for the clean up of Saint John harbour and established separate ministers for Agriculture & Aquaculture, Fisheries, Housing and Seniors. First cabinet meeting Lower gas prices, student grants, new government departments (06 10 03) Additionally, on its first day in office, it pledged $2 million to assist in maintaining ferry service (Bay Ferries) from Saint John to Digby, Nova Scotia. '''CHSJ-FM''' is a radio station at 94.1 MHz on the FM (FM radio) dial in Saint John, New Brunswick. The station plays country music under the '''Country 94''' branding. CHSJ is owned by Acadia Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Ocean Capital Investments. '''CJYC-FM''' is a Canadian radio station broadcasting from Saint John, New Brunswick at 98.9 MHz. It is owned and operated by the Maritime Broadcasting System. 98.9 Big John FM plays "EVERYTHING THAT ROCKS" and, was known as '''C98''' until August 2006. '''CIOK-FM''', better known as '''K100''', is an FM (Frequency Modulation) radio station broadcasting in the Greater Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) area of New Brunswick, Canada. The station currently carries a contemporary hit radio format programmed from sister station, CKCW-FM in Moncton. Prior to July 2009, it aired an Adult Contemporary format until changing to contemporary hit radio.


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been significant and consistent commercial and retail development in the Westmorland Road-McAllister Drive-Consumer's Drive-Major's Brook Drive-Retail Drive corridor since the 1970s, including McAllister Place, the city's largest shopping mall, which opened in 1978, and with active year-to-year development since 1994. The city's current airport is located further east on the coastal plain among several lakes at the far eastern edge of the municipality. Far east side is Loch Lomond, including


musical training

. Allison Academy in Sackville, New Brunswick, and afterwards worked for his father. On April 14, 1901, he appeared at the opera house in Saint John in his first notable concert with the Scottish soprano Jessie MacLachlan. On September 30, 1901 he was discovered by the Metropolitan Opera baritone Giuseppe Campanari who was in St. John to perform at the St. John Opera House. Campanari insisted that McClaskey go to New York for musical training. ref name "TG" >


major energy

, but there is also a large Francophone minority (33%), chiefly of Acadian (Acadians) origin. Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) is a historical city with a popular cruise ship terminal in the uptown area. The city is one of the busiest shipping ports in Canada in terms of gross tonnage. Saint John has become a major energy hub for the East Coast (Atlantic Canada). It is the home of Canada's biggest oil refinery and an LNG (Liquefied natural gas) terminal has also been constructed in the city. In addition, there are both large oil-fired and nuclear power plants located in or near the city. Due to recent prosperity, the retail, commercial, and residential sectors are currently experiencing a resurgence. The history of Nova Scotia was significantly influenced by the warfare that took place on its soil during the 17th and 18th centuries. John G. Reid. An International Region of the Northeast: Rise and Decline, 1635–1762. In Buckner, Campbell and Frank (eds) The Acadiensis Reader: Volume 1. Third Edtion. 1998. p. 31 Until that time period, the Mi’kmaq had lived in Nova Scotia for centuries. The French arrived in 1604, and Catholic Mi’kmaq and Acadians were the predominant populations in the colony for the next 150 years. During the first 80 years the French and Acadians were in Nova Scotia, there were nine significant battles as the English and Scottish (later British), Dutch (Jurriaen Aernoutsz) and French fought for possession of the colony. These battles happened at Port Royal (Port Royal, Nova Scotia), Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick), Until 1784, New Brunswick was considered part of Nova Scotia. Cap de Sable (present-day Port La Tour, Nova Scotia), Jemseg (Jemseg, New Brunswick) and Baleine (Baleine, Nova Scotia). The battles during these wars were primarily fought at Port Royal (Port Royal, Nova Scotia), Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick), Canso (Canso, Nova Scotia), Chignecto (Isthmus of Chignecto), Dartmouth (Raid on Dartmouth (1751)), Lunenburg (Raid on Lunenburg (1756)) and Grand-Pré (Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia). On November 29, 1798, during Fanning's administration, Great Britain granted approval to change the colony's name from St. John's Island to Prince Edward Island to distinguish it from similar names in the Atlantic, such as the cities of Saint John, New Brunswick and St. John's (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) in Newfoundland. The colony's new name honoured the fourth son of King George III (George III of the United Kingdom), Prince Edward Augustus, the Duke of Kent (Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent) (1767–1820), who subsequently led the British military forces on the continent as Commander-in-Chief, North America (1799–1800), with his headquarters in Halifax (City of Halifax). (Prince Edward later became the father of the future Queen Victoria (Victoria of the United Kingdom).) UNB has two main campuses: the original campus, founded in 1785 in Fredericton, and a smaller campus which opened in Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) in 1964. In addition, there are two small satellite health sciences campuses located in Moncton and Bathurst, New Brunswick, and two offices in the Caribbean and in Beijing. UNB offers over 75 degrees in fourteen faculties at the undergraduate and graduate (graduate student) levels with a total student enrollment of approximately 11,400 between the two principal campuses. '''CHSJ-FM''' is a radio station at 94.1 MHz on the FM (FM radio) dial in Saint John, New Brunswick. The station plays country music under the '''Country 94''' branding. CHSJ is owned by Acadia Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Ocean Capital Investments. '''CJYC-FM''' is a Canadian radio station broadcasting from Saint John, New Brunswick at 98.9 MHz. It is owned and operated by the Maritime Broadcasting System. 98.9 Big John FM plays "EVERYTHING THAT ROCKS" and, was known as '''C98''' until August 2006. '''CIOK-FM''', better known as '''K100''', is an FM (Frequency Modulation) radio station broadcasting in the Greater Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) area of New Brunswick, Canada. The station currently carries a contemporary hit radio format programmed from sister station, CKCW-FM in Moncton. Prior to July 2009, it aired an Adult Contemporary format until changing to contemporary hit radio.


successful business

From the start of the war in 1939 until VE Day, several of Canada's Atlantic coast ports became important to the resupply effort for the United Kingdom and later for the Allied land offensive on the Western Front. Halifax (City of Halifax) and Sydney, Nova Scotia became the primary convoy assembly ports, with Halifax being assigned the fast or priority convoys


education+cultural

; Legacy: The Christofor Foundation Lady Beaverbrook died in 1994 having donated the equivalent of nearly $300 million (at today's value) to support education, cultural undertakings and wildlife preservation. In addition to the charitable trusts from both of her husbands, the Christofor Foundation for charitable purposes was established by friends out of her personal estate. A lover of animals, among the many philanthropic causes Lady Beaverbrook supported, the established the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the University of Prince Edward Island with a $2.2 million gift. Amongst other worthwhile causes, the Foundation from her personal estate also helped fund the Science East Association in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Because the Province of New Brunswick was home to both of her husbands, it contains many institutions built with funding from their estates. However, large contributions were made to numerous causes throughout the four Atlantic Provinces, most notably in education. In her memory, the Sir James Dunn Foundation of Saint John, New Brunswick made a $1 million donation toward the establishment of a student residence bearing her name at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Christofor Hall was officially opened on October 26, 2002. '''CHSJ-FM''' is a radio station at 94.1 MHz on the FM (FM radio) dial in Saint John, New Brunswick. The station plays country music under the '''Country 94''' branding. CHSJ is owned by Acadia Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Ocean Capital Investments. '''CJYC-FM''' is a Canadian radio station broadcasting from Saint John, New Brunswick at 98.9 MHz. It is owned and operated by the Maritime Broadcasting System. 98.9 Big John FM plays "EVERYTHING THAT ROCKS" and, was known as '''C98''' until August 2006. '''CIOK-FM''', better known as '''K100''', is an FM (Frequency Modulation) radio station broadcasting in the Greater Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) area of New Brunswick, Canada. The station currently carries a contemporary hit radio format programmed from sister station, CKCW-FM in Moncton. Prior to July 2009, it aired an Adult Contemporary format until changing to contemporary hit radio.


growing research

Brunswick Museum and the New Brunswick Community College are important institutions along with Radian6 and Horizon Health Network and many others are a part of Saint John's fast growing Research and Information Technology sectors. As the city moves away from its industrial past it now begins to capitalize on the other new growing economies in Saint John of tourism, having over 1.5 million visitors a year and 200,000 cruise ship visitors a year, creating a renaissance in the city's historic


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and southern New Brunswick experienced coastal flooding of up to 1.6 meters deep causing extensive damage to wharves, coastal buildings, boats and vessels. Power and communications lines were also knocked out. The tides along the coast were increased due to the convergence of anomalistic, synodical, and tropical monthly tidal cycles peaking simultaneously (known as Saros); a once in 18 year event. Con Desplanque and David J. Mossman.

Saint John, New Brunswick

'''Saint John''' is the largest city in New Brunswick and the second largest city in the maritime provinces. It is known as the Fundy City due to its location on the north shore of the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Saint John River (Saint John River (Bay of Fundy)), as well as being the only city on the bay. In 1785 Saint John became the first incorporated city in Canada. history public records and archives – The Official Site of The City of Saint John Le Site Officiel de The City of Saint John

Saint John had a population of 70,063 in 2011 over an area of across the Caledonia Highlands, with a population (as of 2011) of 127,761 making it the second largest CMA in New Brunswick behind Moncton and marking an increase of 4.4% since 2006.

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