Miramichi… come work in our City!
The City of Miramichi is a dynamic community located in Northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. Having a population of 17,537, it serves as an industrial and business center for the approximately 65,000 residents of the Miramichi region. Within its regional population, approximately 35% have post secondary degrees and 50% speak both French and English; giving Miramichi an excellent and well qualified workforce.
The City of Miramichi offers many options for reaching your market. Strategically located at the intersection of Highway 8 and Highway 11, two of the main North-South Highways in the province, Miramichi is within easy reach of Eastern Canadian and US markets. Rail service opens additional markets stretching as far south as the Gulf of Mexico and west to the Pacific Coast of North America. On the global scale, the Miramichi Airport, with one of the longest runways in Atlantic Canada, can provide the potential for air freight. Barge services are available to manufacturers who have the need to move oversized materials to market using the Miramichi River. Located North is the Port of Belledune, a deep water, year-round port offering some of the shortest shipping routes between large European and North American markets.
The municipality is highly motivated to seeing new industries establish a foot-hold within the City and has proactively pursued policies and procedures to attract quality investors. The following link to the City’s Economic Development Incentive Policy outlines the qualifications and application procedure that can give your ideas some focus and begin the process of locating your business to Miramichi, NB.
Currently, the City operates and maintains two industrial parks within its boundaries, containing available properties for development. You will find more information on the Industrial Parks, including the land incentive program by downloading the document directly.
The municipality is committed to a strategy of economic growth and diversification of its traditional resource-based industries. Miramichi has placed an emphasis on attracting and working with companies in the newly created Canadian cannabis industry. With currently two large-scale company operations under development, as well as a growing interest in micro-cultivation licence applicants, the city continues to attract attention for its willingness to provide customized support to companies interested in developing a presence in Miramichi.
As a hub of the northeast, Miramichi is ideally suited to new industries looking to expand or relocate to take advantage of the city’s strategic location. Currently, the city’s location within 200 kilometers (124 miles) of five of New Brunswick’s licensed producers, in addition to the facilities currently under development within the city’s boundaries, makes Miramichi an ideal location for companies within the cannabis cultivation supply chain that want to establish a presence in the province. For more information on the municipal services available to companies in not only the cannabis production sector but also companies in their supply chain, Come grow with us… outlines the details of what the municipality offers specifically to this sector.
In addition to the incentives available from the municipality, aggressive incentive programs are in place from multi-levels of governments that makes Miramichi a community worth consideration.
Contact us today for a personalized incentive package that will suit your needs!
Miramichi, N.B., Canada… come grow with us!
Paul R. McGraw, MA, Ec.D.
Economic Development Officer/Agent de développement économique
Department of Economic Development and Tourism/Département du développement économique et tourisme
City of Miramichi/Ville de Miramichi
141 Henry St.141, rue Henry
Miramichi, NB E1V 2N5 Canada
(506) 623-5383 Direct
(506) 623-8264 Cell
(506) 623-2261 Fax