Junk everywhere

Darling said junk can be found in all parts of Saint John. There are as many junk-cluttered properties in east Saint John as the south end and even more on the west side.

Saint John property

The city is hoping to have 80 properties cleaned up by the end of the year. (City of Saint John)

Once the city gets through the next few months of cleaning, Darling said, he would like to continue the project and discovering the root cause of why properties sink into disorder.

“If you invest in Saint John, in a home in a neighbourhood, the city plays a role in protecting that investment,” he said.

With files from Information Morning Saint John