Air Canada announces job expansion in Saint John

Air Canada is expanding its business services centre in Saint John, New Brunswick creating up to 227 full-time jobs over the next five years with financial support from the provincial government.

The airline's Saint John contact centre, which opened in 1996, currently has 273 employees.

The new jobs are expected to be for business service agents.

Air Canada is eligible for up to $1.5 million from Opportunities NB, in the form of payroll rebates.