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The Community of Northern Bay


Northern Bay is a community located on Route 70. It is one of many colourful settlements on the peninsula with hilly gardens and towering cliffs.

Population Demographics:

• Total Population: 290

Industries / Economic Activity:

• Community residents work at the local school, and in crab plants located in Old Perlican and Bay de Verde on a seasonal basis. Others work at the privately operated park on a seasonal basis.

General Services:

• The community of Northern Bay is a Local Service District where a committee is in charge of community services. This committee is responsible for the collection of fees for services rendered.

• Weekly garbage collection is offered to the members of the community for a fee 
• Fire Protection Services - Adams Cove Volunteer Fire Department (15 km) 

Real Estate:

• Average price of a three-bedroom bungalow - $25,000 - 35,000 
• Average rental cost of a house - $300 per month 
• Average rental cost of a two-bedroom apartment - $200 - 300 per month 
• Home heating sources available include wood, electric, oil, and propane


• United Church
• Roman Catholic Church

Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention:

• Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Harbour Grace Detachment (42 km) - 27 RCMP Officers / 11 Vehicles

Education Facilities:

Avalon West School Board 
Cabot Academy, Grades k-6 
Tricon Elementary, Grades k - 7
Baccalieu Collegiate (Old Perlican)

• Public and Private Post-Secondary Facilities are available in Carbonear and nearby Bay Roberts

Keyin College 
College of the North Atlantic
• Canadian Training Institute
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL

Other Services:

• Bus Service to and from St. John's • Telecommunications (Telephone, Internet and Cellular service)
• Media Services - Regional and Provincial Newspapers, Cable TV, regional radio station at Carbonear
• Various Recreation Facilities (e.g. softball field)
• Other Groups (church groups, Sparkes & Brownies) 

Commercial Services:

• Restaurant / Take-Out 
• Lumber Yard 
• Service Station 
• Grocery Store 
• Convenience Store 
• Funeral Home 
• Greenhouse 
• Night Clubs 
• Laundromat 
• Hardware Store 

For more information:

Mariner Resource Opportunities Network
27 Goff Ave.
P.O. Box 520
Carbonear, NL A1Y 1B9
Telephone: (709) 596-6217
Fax: (709) 596-4473


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