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New Brunswick - Your Opportunity

The spectacular beauty of the Atlantic seaboard offers incredibly affordable real estate opportunities for vacationers, investors, and retirees. With direct air access to several international airports travel is reasonably priced and uncomplicated.

Within a few hours you can easily settle into your second home to enjoy the hospitality and charm of the east coast.


Moncton, New Brunswick

Moncton is located in southeastern New Brunswick and is one of the premier tourist destinations in Atlantic Canada.

Moncton community was born when the nomadic Mikmaq settlers founded a camp on the banks of the Petitcodiac River. The muddy streams of the river prompted the First People to call it the Pet-koot-koy-ek (bending like a bow). It became a city in 1890.

Moncton is a typical, yet a very unique Canadian city. On August 6, 2002, Moncton City Council passed a motion to become Canada's first officially bilingual city.

Monctonis part of the Greater Moncton area, a community of the three cities that geographically grew into each other, Dieppe, Riverview, and Moncton in the middle.

At the heart of Moncton is its downtown. Downtown Moncton is full of historic buildings, restaurants, and night clubs. A recently restored Capitol Theatre is a place where you can see shows, concerts and even ballet. Moncton is proud to have its own ballet company, Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.

If you are coming to Moncton, make sure to come with kids. In the Magnetic hill you and you children can wonder around the Zoo and experience your car going up the hill with its engine turned off!

The area around the city is full of natural pearls. The Bay of Fundy is home to the largest tides in the world. In the summer the waters of Northumberland Straight are one of the warmest to the North of Virginia.

Moncton has 4 large recreational parks: Centennial Park, Mapleton, Irishtown Nature Park and Riverfront Park. All of them are imbedded in the city. Moncton has lots of neat little trails that are picturesque and enjoyable for walking or jogging

Sackville, New Brunswick

Sackville Designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2008

"I am extremely proud that Sackville has received this prestigious award", Member of Parliament Rob Moore, representing Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women. "This designation makes me even more proud to call Sackville home", Senator Marilyn Trenholme-Counsell "We are ecstatic that Sackville has been chosen a 2008 Cultural Capital of Canada", Sackville Mayor Jamie Smith.

Small Town Warmth, Big City Amenities

Sackville is a small town (population 5,400), located in the geographic centre of Atlantic Canada. Sackville was named one of the "Top Ten Towns In Canada" in which to live, in part because it provides the pleasures of living in a small town combined with easy access to urban centres. Moncton, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, is a 25 minute drive from campus and provides specialty services in a uniquely bilingual environment. Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, and Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, are both within two hours of Sackville, and beautiful Prince Edward Island is just 65km away.

Hectic work and family schedules are an inescapable fact of life for most people today. But in Sackville, even on the busiest days, there is no rush hour. Children can walk to many of their activities in safety. And you can get in a morning's work while people in the city are still looking for a place to park.

Yet, we enjoy many of the amenities of big city living. We are home to Canada's leading undergraduate university, Mount Allison. Our lively cultural scene features everything from the Canadian Opera Company to the New Brunswick Old Time Fiddling Competition. And our recreational opportunities are second to none.

It's easy to see why national magazines have selected Sackville as one of the best places to live in Canada. Newcomers and long-time residents agree: Sackville is a great place to live and work.

Those who come to Sackville, come to love it.

  • Tourism New Brunswick
    The Government of New Brunswick website

  • New Brunswick Regional Maps
    If you need to find someplace specific but do not have a map, this is the site for you.

  • The Daily Gleaner
    Published Monday through Saturday in Fredericton New Brunswick since 1880, the Daily Gleaner is distributed throughout York, Sunbury, Queens, and Carleton Counties.

  • Images from New Brunswick
    Pictures of and about New Brunswick

  • 2006-05-31 (c) Christine Wolter