Regional Development Corporation, July 30, 2021 - Saint John
Village of vendors to be established on port property using shipping containers
The provincial and federal governments announced support for the Saint John Port Authority to establish a container village on existing port property consisting of vendors from the retail and hospitality sectors. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long; Environment and Climate Change Minister Gary Crossman, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Capt. Chris Hall, interim CEO for the Saint John Port Authority; Arlene Dunn, minister responsible for Opportunities NB; and Ray Gracewood, founder and chair of AREA 506.