New Brunswick has more than 60 lighthouses and is famous for its system of inland lighthouses that dot its inland rivers. It has the warmest saltwater beaches in Canada. There are three distinct coastlines in New Brunswick that together span 2250 km (1398 miles). New Brunswick is accessible by major airports and highways, as well as by cruise ship, ferry and train. The New Brunswick Museum in Saint John is Canada's first museum, established in 1842.
In spring the temperature varies from 7 °C to 21 °C , while in summer it ranges from 20 °C to 37 °C , in autumn from 0 °C to 17 °C and in winter from -25 °C to -5 °C . It is one of the warmest regions in Canada with an average daily maximum temperature of 11 degrees. The climate corresponds to the climatic conditions of Central Europe. The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is -9.4 °C (-9.4 °F).
As a new resident of New Brunswick, you are entitled to basic, universal, government-funded health care. Health care coverage, including most medically required services, is provided by the provincial government.
To get health care services, you will need a New Brunswick Medicare card.
New Brunswick has become the first province in Canada to offer an online written driving test. Drivers will be able to take their Class 7.1 written tests online, which include traffic sign recognition and knowledge of traffic rules. To apply for or renew your Driver's License, you must appear at any New Brunswick Service Centre. A new photo is required at the time of each renewal. Driver's Licenses cannot be renewed online, through TeleServices or by mail.
The Bay of Fundy, home to the highest tides in the world, is a true natural wonder. These giant tides, made up of more than 100 billion tons of seawater, rise up to 12 meters twice a day... every day!
Near the shore of the Bay of Fundy are the famous Hopewell Rocks, a unique rock formation carved by the force of tidal erosion over thousands of years.
It is one of the three Fundy Islands that are grouped together as the Fundy Sisters. With breathtaking scenery and views you can reach this island within the Bay of Fundy by taking a ferry from the New Brunswick mainland to Deer Island and then from there to Campobello.