MAYOR LOOKS TO POACH RES­I­DENTS OF TORONTO, VAN­COU­VER

Regina Leader-Post - - CANADA -

The mayor of Saint John, N.B., is get­ting a flood of re­sponses af­ter is­su­ing a so­cial me­dia plea for peo­ple tired of long com­mutes to move east. Don Dar­ling posted his mes­sage last week af­ter Sta­tis­tics Canada re­leased data show­ing New Brunswick commute times are much shorter than in most big cities. “Hey Toronto and Van­cou­ver, move to Saint John NB, we have jobs, you can buy a house for well un­der 200k and our com­mutes are mea­sured in min­utes,” he said in a post, which gar­nered more than 100,000 views on Red­dit.

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