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UNIV 1005 Saint John Community Issues (SJ) Guide Ask Us

Guide Sections


Key Resources

Living SJ: A synthesized report on community issues in Greater Saint John, New Brunswick (2014)

Saint John Human Development Council  See the Research and Information tabs

Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative  See Poverty Studies for 2021 and for 2000, 2010, 2020

New Brunswick Health Council  2017 Community Profiles  |  Infographics  |   All Reports

Poverty 101: Looking for Answers (2018)  A report "developed to assist the reader to learn more about poverty issues in Saint John"

211 New Brunswick  Find Community, Government, and Social Services in your area

Angus Reid  Canadian non-profit foundation committed to independent research


New Brunswick Government

[Look for "Publications" and "Resources" links on NB Government pages]

Government Departments, including Social Development; Health; Women's Equality; etc.

Legislature, including Child and Youth Advocate; etc.

Corporations, Agencies, Boards and Commissions, including Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation; New Brunswick Human Rights Commission; etc.


Statistics Canada

Subjects  |  Data (tables)  [Help video]  |  Analysis (reports about the data)  |  The Daily (press releases)

Census Profile, 2021: Saint John [Census Metropolitan Area]  |  Saint John [City]


Library Databases

  • Meltwater - Canadian Newspapers & beyond

    Meltwater is a news service providing UNB users access to newspapers from New Brunswick. The service also offers other NB provincial news sources in addition to newspapers and sources from around Canada, and news sources from around the world. UNB’s access is primarily aimed towards providing access to New Brunswick news through licensed access, but users are welcome to explore beyond those sources should they desire to do so; users can explore licensed news sources as well as those external sources tracked and searched by the service.

    Meltwater access requires users to login by username and password with each visit to the site. Login details are provided on the next screen and will be updated randomly.

    Permitted Use | eResources record | Collection limited to subscribed 5-user access | Coverage varies by title
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete (ProQuest)
    Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete is the nation's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic full-text reference and current events database. Available through the ProQuest Web interface, CBCA Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). Subject coverage is comprehensive and information is available from the broadest range of Canadian sources anywhere.
    Permitted Use | Subscribed multi-user unlimited access
  • Statista
    Statista is a multidisciplinary database that aggregates information covering 80,000 topics. Access to data from over 18,000 sources covering 1.5 million statistics. All statistics can be directly downloaded in PNG, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint formats. Data prepared according to academic citation standards, with a citation tool (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Bluebook) and links to the original source for further research. Statista also covers industry reports, studies, forecasts, dossiers, digital market outlook , aesthetically pleasing infographics, and more.

Statista is a database that aggregates statistics from a variety of sources. You may find useful statistics there, plus they include data visualizations for many topics.


Other Useful Resources

The Homeless Hub Community profiles for New Brunswick cities, including Saint John (with additional links to other reports/data)

Last modified on October 1, 2023 02:20