St. John’s Facts
St. John’s website
Population: 196,965 (2011)
Location – Atlantic Canada
Canada’s most easterly city.
Third most temperate climate in Canada. Mild, snowy winters, variable summers.
St. John’s offers all the amenities of the greater Canadian community while keeping its “small town,” European flavour.
For companies and families relocating to St. John’s, the city offers a natural environment, quality educational and medical facilities, clean air, safe streets and inexpensive housing.
St. John’s features:
- An “A” ranking as one of Canada’s most desirable cities for immigrants
- Newfoundland and Labrador’s financial, cultural, commercial and government centre
- Fifty per cent of the total provincial GDP
- Memorial University — Atlantic Canada’s largest university
- Its famous jelly-bean coloured downtown row houses
- Many hiking trails and lookouts carved into the city’s seaside hills
- A location on the Avalon Peninsula, ranked by National Geographic as the “World’s Top Coastal Destination.”