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If you have any media inquiries, requests for interviews or would like to receive news releases issued by the City of Moncton, please call Corporate Communications at 506-853-3593 or send an e-mail.


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Some of Greater Moncton’s Highlights

  • Ranked 1st for lowest cost of doing business in Atlantic Canada and the New England States for the 2nd consecutive time (KPMG Competitive Alternatives study).
  • Amongst Canada’s top-10 best places to do business for the 4th consecutive year (Canadian Business Magazine).
  • Amongst Canada’s top-10 best places to live for the 2nd consecutive year (MoneySense Magazine).
  • Fastest growing urban centre in Atlantic Canada, and 10th fastest growing Census Metropolitan Area in Canada (2006 Census).
  • Recognized by Readers Digest as the most polite and honest city in Canada.
  • Identified as one of Canada’s best cities in which to retire (50+ Magazine).
  • Known as the retail hub of the Maritimes with more than 1.3 million people living within a 2.5-hour drive of Moncton (2006 Census population data and driving time estimates from Mapquest.com).
  • Retail sales expected to reach $2.3 billion in 2008, 32 per cent higher than the Canadian Cities’ average (Canadian Markets).
  • Total value of building permits more than doubled over the past 10 years, jumping from below $60 million in the late ’90s, to above $130 million in 2007 (Canadian Demographics, The Financial Post).
  • Percentage of post-secondary graduates is higher than the national average.
  • Employment rate is higher than the national average.
  • Highest average wages in New Brunswick.


Corporate Communications

Isabelle LeBlanc
Tel: 506-853-3592

Communications Officers:

Nicole O. Melanson
Tel: 506-383-6214

André M. Cormier
Tel: 506-859-2686

Mélanie Cécyre
Tel: 506-877-7745

Kelly Jones
Tel: 506-389-5940

For media inquiries and requests for interviews: Email


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