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Saint John

Compact and Cultured

A true seaport city, Saint John sits on the Bay of Fundy where the tides have been known to rise as high as 16 metres. The city’s Maritime vibe and small size have created a unique creative spirit, which can be seen in the art and music you and your delegates can enjoy everywhere in town, but especially Uptown, which is Saint John’s downtown. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

Saint John by the Numbers


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Square feet of the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre


Square feet of the biggest hotel ballroom

Canada’s First Incorporated City

To and from Saint John

The best way to get here is to fly from Toronto or Montréal. Then you and your delegates can go northeast or southwest along the Bay to watch 160 billion tonnes of seawater flow in and out every day. For more meaningful discovery, walk the rugged 150-kilometre Nepisiguit Mi'gmaq Trail and listen to generations of oral history passed down by the Mi'gmaq People who have lived here for millennia. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

In Saint John

Saint John is made up of 15 unique neighbourhoods, all of which have something special to offer in addition to some of the nicest people and some of the best seafood in Canada. You’ll find entertainment and nightlife in one, beaches, parks and nature trails in another. Indigenous history all around you. And of, course, the famous Moosehead Brewery and its beer that has become one of Canada’s most popular exports. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

Weather in Saint John

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-1°C to 9°C 

30.2°F to 48.2°F

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10°C to 22°C 

50°F to 71.6°F

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3°C to 12°C 

37.4°F to 53.6°F

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-12°C to -1°C 

10.4°F to 30.2°F

Saint John


Beyond the expected expertise in natural resources and seafood, Saint John’s economy is also driven by digital industries, advanced manufacturing and life sciences. Proximity to major US markets like Boston and New York gives it easy access to 50 million people. And Saint John is among the fastest-growing cities in Canada, so you can expect to see more innovation come out of it. (sourceicons.external-link-icon)

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