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10 Interesting Facts About Corner Brook

Facts About Corner Brook

  • The area was surveyed by Captain James Cook in 1767. The Captain James Cook Historic Site stands on Crow Hill overlooking the city.
  • Corner Brook is a city located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  • The City of Corner Brook was incorporated in 1956
  • Corner Brook is the administrative headquarters of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nations band government.
  • The Mi’kmaq name for the nearby Humber River is “Maqtukwek”
  • Corner Brook celebrated its Come Home Year from July 19–28, 2019.
  • The Estimated population of Corner Brook is 31,917.
  • In 2004, Corner Brook hosted the annual World Broomball Championship.
  • The City of Corner Brook was the smallest community to host the Canada Winter Games in 1999.
  • Corner Brook was designated the Forest Capital of Canada in 2002
Facts About Corner Brook
Facts About Corner Brook

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