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A view of "Progression" the public art at the front of City Hall

City Corporation

The City of Saint John is a self-governing organization under the laws of the province of New Brunswick. That means the City has the authority, and responsibility, to govern the people of the city—via laws, by-laws, services, and taxes. In more legal language, Saint John is, like all Canadian cities, a “city corporation”. As a city corporation, Saint John is made up of various departments, and offers certain services, that are necessary to the operation of a city.