Our Region

Saint John Region

The Saint John region in New Brunswick, Canada is where the river meets the sea.

Saint John is the only city on the shores of the Bay of Fundy where twice daily we experience the highest tides in the world. Strategically located at the mouth of the majestic St. John River, Saint John has been an international trading post for generations, welcoming innovative, creative and entrepreneurial people from around the globe. Built by immigrants, Saint John has formed a cooperative, caring social network that provides newcomers with the foundation for realizing a better way of life.

The Saint John Community is made up of five municipalities and has something for everyone. From urban areas to suburban and rural, we offer newcomers a variety of lifestyles all withina 20-minute drive to the City Centre.

For a list of homes for sale or for rent, check out realtor.ca

Mask Group 5

The Municipalities

  • Grand Bay-Westfield
  • Town of Quispamsis
  • Town of Rothesay
  • City of Saint John

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield has the best of both worlds - country living with all the urban amenities you and your family will need.


The Town of Quispamsis is one of New Brunswick’s fastest growing municipalities with lots of recreational selection making it perfect for young families.


The Town of Rothesay is only minutes away from the region’s business centre and offers its residents’ stately elegance and old- world charm.

Visit Site

The City of Saint John offers choice – walk to work from an Uptown condo or loft apartment or choose to live in any of the many welcoming neighbourhoods.

Visit Site

Saint John is situated on Canada’s Atlantic seaboard on the southern coast of New Brunswick, 110km, (68 miles), from the U.S. border at Calais, Maine. This strategic location provides ready access to major markets in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, and the northeastern United States.

Saint John is the largest city in New Brunswick and one of the largest in Atlantic Canada with a Census
Metro Area (CMA) population of 130,613


Saint John CMA (Stats Can 2021)


Saint John (City)






Grand Bay-Westfield


Useful Links

City of Saint John

Learn more about living in Canada’s first incorporated municipality – the Original City. Visit website.
Visit Site

Envision Saint John The Regional Growth Agency

Useful information about starting and investing in a business and moving to the Saint John region.
Visit Site

Fusion Saint John

FUSION Saint John creates space to network, collaborate, find opportunities, and build social/professional relationships. 
Visit Site

Saint John Newcomers Association

A go-to place for all newcomers to Saint John. Helping you to settle down and integrate into the local community.
Visit Site