About St. John's

About St. John's


Metro Area

An Eastern Edge Experience!

St. John's is the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador and the largest city in the province. It has a large urban sprawl accross the North Eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula and is known as North America's easternmost city. The population is approx 110,000 which is the second largest city in Atlantic Canada, and the 20th largest metropolitan area in Canada. 

Military families relocating to St. John’s and surrounding areas will find a natural environment, quality educational and medical facilities, clean air, safe streets, all the amenities of the greater Canadian community, with a European flavour. Our rich history and culture, and affinity for "small town" quality of life make St. John’s and surrounding areas a pleasure to live, work and play in. 

For more information on the metro area and the local communities please view the links below.

St. John's
Mt. Pearl
Conception Bay South
Portugal Cove - St. Philip's

Settling into a new life can be challenging however there are many resources available to help you settle in – they are just a phone call away!!  We look forward to getting to know you.

To contact the St. John's MFRC please call 709-570-4636 or stop by 145 Churchill Avenue in Pleasantville.  Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm daily.

CFS St. John’s
John’s is an operational support station situated in St. John’s.  It employs approximately 85 military and civilian personnel with the purpose of providing operational and logistical support to 11 lodger units and essential support to military ship visiting the city of St. John’s.  The Station is also responsible to provide immediate response to crisis situations on the Avalon Peninsula, and is located on the famous Quidi Vidi Lake.