From The Edge
We are one of the top performing city centres for business activity in Canada.
Since the launch of Statistics Canada’s RT-LBCI index in 2020, the City of St. John’s has consistently ranked as one of the top performing urban centres for business activity in Canada.
Film and TV production – an industry to watch in St. John’s
With stunning landscapes, competitive production incentives and a highly skilled labour pool, our rapidly growing film and television industry is attracting a remarkable degree of local, national and international producers.
Resilient St. John’s video series
Our Resilient St. John’s video series highlights five of the many individuals, businesses and community organizations who have demonstrated resilience and found success throughout the pandemic.
Experience nature in its purest form
The world-class hiking paths of the East Coast Trail are right here in our own backyard. It’s life on the edge of adventure.
Ocean expertise for a sustainable future
The fishery, a backbone of the Newfoundland and Labrador economy, laid the foundation for a thriving ocean sector, but the present day range and depth of our blue economy expertise extends to many ocean technologies and industries.
Major development projects continue to ramp up in St. John’s
Valued at more than $1 billion, here are some of the development initiatives happening throughout the city, demonstrating continued confidence in St. John’s long-term economic growth.
Realizing the quality-of-life benefits that come from working remotely
Are we in a temporary holding pattern due to the never-ending pandemic, or are we experiencing the start of a massive shift in how work will be done?
St. John’s offers a tremendous advantage for attracting top-tier talent
St. John’s boasts numerous advantages for businesses to thrive and for workers seeking a better quality of life.
Memorial University’s state-of-the-art Core Science Facility officially opens
“This facility will be a centerpiece as Memorial recruits both domestically and internationally,” says Premier Andrew Furey. “The students who come through this facility will bring about important change over the coming decades, in this province and around the world.”
Ocean tech expertise in one of the world’s harshest marine environments
OceanGate Expeditions partnered with local Newfoundland talent to survey the world’s most famous shipwreck, the RMS Titanic.
Our vibrant and global St. John’s community is growing
The iconic Signal Hill signpost now boasts 11 new cities from countries around the world including: Sudan, Nigeria, Syria, Eritrea, Iraq, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, India, Brazil, and the Philippines.
Series builds awareness of NL’s growing $1.6-billion tech sector
This video and podcast series from techNL shares the stories of industry veterans and emerging faces looking to grow.
Living here, it’s easy to become a lover of the outdoors
Check out this wonderful film by Freehub Magazine that captures mountain biking in the St. John’s area so beautifully.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s tech start-up sector is booming
It may seem like an unlikely hotbed for tech startups, but a new generation of business leaders are finding everything they need to grow their companies and build their lives, right here in Newfoundland and Labrador.
St. John’s metro region ranks 1st in housing affordability
One of the many advantages to living here, St. John’s is the most affordable Canadian city in which to buy a home in 2021.