Affordable housing, exciting job opportunities, effective support systems and hospitable residents are key reasons why the Greater Moncton Area is a first choice for many immigrants seeking to work, study or live in Canada.
The communities of Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe offer more than that, however.They provide the opportunity to live authentically with fresh air, pure water, accessible nature, nourishing food sources, kind neighbours, and free education for your children.
Even though the area has outpaced the national rate of population growth for the last five years, according to Statistics Canada, it still has an easy-living pace and lots of room to grow.The 150,000 plus local residents contribute to a diverse and vibrant culture exemplified by a large number of ethnic restaurants and exciting festivals year round.
Newcomers feel instantly at home in Greater Moncton since it boosts one of the largest number of ethno cultural associations in Canada for a region of its size.The area is served by two impressive hospitals and international students are now eligible to receive Medicare cards for free health care.
Education is provided for children from kindergarten to Grade 12 free of charge under two school administrations, one in English and one in French. There are universities and community colleges as well as specialized institutions of learning for further training.
The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport keeps Greater Moncton close to Europe, Asia, Africa and the rest of the world with more than 100 flights a week to foreign destinations.Within the city, there is public transit in the form of buses (Codiac Transpo), taxis, bicycling and walking.
The region is scenically beautiful and features two spectacular national parks within a one-hour drive. There are opportunities for skiing in the winter and boating in the summer as well as woodland hiking and swimming and sun-bathing on beautiful beaches.
As the Province of New Brunswick’s largest and fastest-growing metropolitan area, Greater Moncton is ever changing and adding new facilities and programs for the enjoyment of its residents.
It is a place to work and grow in your career of choice. Key economic sectors for Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe include manufacturing, finance, insurance, gaming, automation, information and communications technologies, professional services, tourism and transportation and logistics.
For five consecutive years, Greater Moncton was listed by Canadian Business magazine in their annual selection of “Top 10 Best Places to Do Business in Canada.”
The business environment is cost-competitive and the city’s geographic location as the centre of Atlantic Canada gives it enviable shipping and distribution advantages.
Each of the three communities possesses a vibrant arts and culture scene, performing arts centres, and public art displays.
In short, Greater Moncton offers everything for a full quality of life and meaningful work all served up in a safe and naturally beautiful setting.