Corner Brook

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Corner Brook
City of Corner Brook
Overlooking City of Corner Brook
Overlooking City of Corner Brook
Motto(s): "Our Spirit... Your Success"
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 5
Settled 1956
 • Mayor Neville Greeley
 • MHA Tom Marshall (PC)
Vaughn Granter (PC)
Eddie Joyce (L)
 • MP Gerry Byrne (L)
 • City 148.27 km2 (57.25 sq mi)
 • Metro 255.10 km2 (98.49 sq mi)
Elevation 0 - 304 m (0 – 998 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • City 19,886
 • Density 135.5/km2 (351/sq mi)
 • Metro 26,623
 • Metro density 104.4/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Corner Brook is a city in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland.

The area was originally four different communities:

  • Curling, which had a fishery
  • Corner Brook West, which had retail businesses
  • Corner Brook East, which had railway and industrial operations
  • Townsite (known as Corner Brook), home to the employees of the pulp and paper mill

In 1956, these communities combined to become the present-day City of Corner Brook.

Corner Brook is home to the Corner Brook Pulp & Paper Mill (owned by Kruger Inc.). Many people work at the mill. The city has the largest regional hospital in western Newfoundland. The Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland is here.

References[change | change source]

  1. Statistics Canada (2006). "Corner Brook Community Profile". Retrieved 2008-04-10. 

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