Bathurst

Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

 

Bathurst is located in Northeastern New Brunswick and is 90 km south of Dalhousie and 90 km North of Miramichi. It is located on the Bathurst Harbour.

 

Bathurst has French, Irish, Scottish and English heritage and is home to Míkmaq natives. The Papineau First Nations (Kekwapskuk) community is located on the outskirts of Bathurst.

 

Some attractions are:

 

La Promenade Waterfront is cluster of shops, art, boutiques, a visitor information center, and an outdoor pavilion that hosts a variety of activities throughout the year. There are boardwalks with views of the Bay of Chaleur.

 

Youghall Beach Park offers swimming, volleyball, and windsurfing. Bathurst Marina is located next to the beach.

 

Bathurst Hospitality Days is a week-long festival with many activities for young and old. It includes four nights of concerts, featuring a mix of classic rock, Acadian and maritime music.

 

Economy

The economy there is primarily focused on mining, fishing and forestry. Other sectors include: tourism, phone call centres, manufacturing, and provincial and federal government. The service sector is the city’s largest employer.

 

There is a marina that is an official port of entry for small vessels.

 

There is also an airport with regularly-scheduled flights. It provides general aviation, along with service to Montreal, Quebec via Air Canada.

 

Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

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