Quality of Life

Life after business is rich and vibrant in Moncton with an active arts and cultural life and numerous restaurants.  A short twenty minutes drive brings in the cottages, ocean water and coastlines for recreation

Moncton quality of living advantages include:   

  • Reasonable cost of housing. On average housing in Moncton costs run anywhere from 60 to 70% lower than for comparable houses in Toronto
  • The cottage country along the Northumberland Strait is only twenty minutes from Moncton
  • Health Care – Moncton is home to two hospitals, the Moncton Hospital and the Dr. Georges Dumont University Hospital.
  • Recreation - two national parks within 100 km (60 miles) and beaches and sailing twenty minutes away
  • Golf - there are several golf courses in the Moncton area including Royal Oaks, a championship quality course designed by renowned architect Rees Jones.  Royal Oaks is on the city’s north side near Caledonia Industrial Estates.
  • Centennial Park - is located centrally in the city and offers tennis, hiking/skiing trails, swimming, skating, lawn bowling and playgrounds
  • Capitol Theatre – is a beautifully restored theatre in downtown Moncton. It offers productions from Theatre New Brunswick, Symphony New Brunswick and various entertainers and local theatre groups.
  • The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is based in Moncton.  Several of their ballets how won widespread acclaim with such productions as the Phantom of the Opera.
  • For those looking to mix entertainment with some added activity, there is Casino New Brunswick.
  • Festivals that bring life to the city such as the Hub Cap Comedy Festival, the Northrup Frye Festival and more.