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Did you know?

  • The Bell Aliant Tower is 107 metres (350 feet) tall. The tower became operational in June of 1971. It took 16 straight days of concrete pouring to erect it. The cost was $750,000. It was designed to withstand winds of 322 km/h (200 mph), but it does sway a little when it’s really windy!
  • The Capitol Theatre is one of only eight of its kind in Canada. When the restoration of the downtown movie theatre began in 1992, evidence of extensive stenciling, gold leafing, and murals were discovered after probing off four coats of paint! This find influenced the decision to restore the Capitol to its original look of 1922.
  • Moncton is believed to have the most Tim Horton’s per capita in North America (over 30).
  • Moncton is named after a British soldier Lt.-Col. Robert Monckton and the name was misspelled by a clerk which is how we lost the "k" in our name.
  • Moncton has 450 acres of scenic parkland situated in the center of the city and is home to a free playground as well as hiking trails, tennis courts, lawn bowling and horseshoe pitching.
  • Parlee Beach in Shediac, which is only 20 minutes from Moncton, is home to the warmest salt water beaches north of Virginia.
 

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Moncton, NB E1C 1E8
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