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.