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City Seeks Naming Recommendations For Market Slip Public Space

By Tim Herd Aug 22, 2022 | 10:09 AM

The public is encouraged to provide their thoughts on a name for the public space at Market Slip.

With site preparations well underway, a reimagined waterfront coming to Saint John.

Now, the City’s Civic Commemoration Committee is inviting residents to help select a name for the soon-to-be public gathering space at Market Slip.

The area will have new buildings, an extension of Harbour Passage, and infrastructure including a skating oval, four-season patios, and a stage for concerts.

The public is encouraged to submit name recommendations for this space using the following criteria:

  • Recognizes a person, event, or group of people who have demonstrated exceptional service to the residents of the region
  • Significance to the history and/or culture of the area
  • Flora and/or fauna of the area
  • Geographical or topographical features
  • Must be original and not duplicates of other spaces or street names in the region
  • Must not be offensive to a person or group of people
  • Must not include parody, slang, inappropriate humour, or double meanings
  • Names will be evaluated by staff based on appropriateness, cultural and historical significance, diversity, originality, and relation to the design elements.

Feedback will be collected until Friday, August 26, 2022.

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