Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador has a reputation for being friendly. Warm and welcoming, the people are also known for their naturally creative, unique language. The main language is English, it is part of the Atlantic provinces. The territory shares a border with Quebec. From the days of fishing, trapping and whaling in Labrador to the military bases of the Cold War era, it has a rich history and breathtaking scenery.
Newfoundland has a humid continental climate influenced by coastal currents and icebergs. Summers are generally pleasant but brief. Average July temperatures remain cool along the south and east coast, especially, with average daily temperatures in the low teens.
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- Natural resources
- Cod fishing
Health health system
International students are eligible for free basic health coverage through the province's Health Care Plan, provided they are enrolled in full-time studies for a period of at least 12 months. For the first year of study they must opt for private health insurance.
Driver's driver's license
Those moving to Newfoundland and Labrador, who are originally from outside Canada and are applying for a learner's permit or driver's license, must provide proof of lawful presence in Canada. Two primary documents; one of which must be primary proof of lawful presence. See Required Identification Documentation.
Gros-Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, largely because of its unique geological phenomena. This popular Newfoundland attraction has hiking trails, boat tours, among other popular activities such as climbing, swimming, camping, fishing and much more.
Signal Hill National Historic Site
Signal Hill National Historic Site overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. In 1901, Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless signal here. The iconic Cabot Tower commemorates the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's voyage. Hiking trails lead to the fortifications of Queen's Barracks.
St. John's newest museum is called The Rooms and includes several collections divided by theme. Themes include wildlife, natural history, aboriginal finds, contemporary art, and historical and cultural exhibits about the province. The museum has one of the best views of the city and Signal Hill.
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