Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 3:35 PM ET

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National Audio 3:35 PM ET

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NAT128 - (Mayor-Move-Plea) SAINT JOHN, N.B. x-11s. The mayor of Saint John, New Brunswick, is getting a flood of responses after issuing a social media plea for people tired of long Toronto and Vancouver commutes to move east. Don Darling posted his message after Statistics Canada released data showing New Brunswick commute times are much shorter than in most big cities. He says over 100-thousand people viewed his post on Reddit by this afternoon. ("..it here.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Some people commenting on the post said they looked at Saint John but couldn't find jobs. David Duplisea, C-E-O of the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce, says he's pleased with the positive response to the mayor's message and the chance to showcase the city's world class I-T and fibre-op infrastructure. …

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