It’s no secret, much to the chagrin of those past the recently removed overpass, that much of the benefit of the “oil boom” is being felt exclusively in St. John’s. And now the capital city’s own “state of the economy” report confirms what is obvious to those who see it: St. John’s is booming. TheIndependent.ca takes a look at the staggering statistics of the report, how the growth is being felt, and what are some of the challenges that lie ahead.
Statistics taken from the City of St. John’s “State of the Economy” report. Aerial satellite photography from Google and Bing.