On the Resumption of Cruise in Saint John

The COVID-19 virus gave rise to the first pandemic in a century, resulting in the closure of cruise tourism on a global basis.  In Canada, cruise activity originally suspended throughout 2020, will now face a continued suspension through the 2021 season.  Facing a second year without cruise is a grim prospect for small tourism and […]

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Maritime workers and Wi-Fi: What is the connection (or lack thereof)?

Do you remember the last time you didn’t have access to reliable Wi-Fi or cellular data? For most of us in Canada, Wi-Fi or access to cellular data is something we take for granted. Outside of our technological bubble, regions are struggling to secure reliable internet which the United Nations deems as a basic human right. But what about those people that don’t live on land 365 days a year? Seafarers are maritime workers […]

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Multi-modal Transportation Strategy Key to New Brunswick’s Future

New Brunswick’s economy is grounded in trade and its future relies on a sustainable and strong multimodal transportation sector.  Our economy has long relied on the production, distribution, and export of goods across our global community. Production of goods by New Brunswick’s world-class workforce, distribution of these goods within our region, and exporting of New Brunswick based products to consumers across the global has been the backbone of […]

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Our Role in Land Development

As a government business enterprise, operating independently under Transport Canada’s national port authority system, Port Saint John provides a crucial link to the Canadian transportation network and is strategically significant to the nation’s trade. Business taking place in our domain accounts for $242 M of the province’s GDP, making our Port land and facilities the ideal staging point for importers, exporters, marine service providers, and manufacturers alike.  Through […]

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