Learn about Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada's most eastern province. It’s 1 of Canada’s 4 Atlantic provinces. It’ is made up of two 2 parts:

  • Newfoundland, an island in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Labrador on mainland Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the best places in the world to live, study, and work because of its:

  • history and culture
  • modern transportation and conveniences
  • worldwide reputation as a friendly place to live
  • low crime rate (one of the lowest in North America)
  • beautiful scenery, clean air, fresh water and wide open spaces

We are proud to be one of the safest and most welcoming places in the world to live and work.

Our people work hard but they also enjoy their families and communities. Throughout the year, communities all over the province have special events to celebrate:

  • food
  • traditions
  • music and arts

Services to help you settle in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador offers many resources to help you prepare to live and work there. Find information on

You can also download The Way Forward: Immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador (PDF, 1.2 MB) to help you understand Newfoundland and Labrador.

Resources for Francophone immigrants


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