FUN FACTS ABOUT GANDER, NL

  1. It has a population of 11, 688 people.
  2. Most of the streets in Gander are named after famous aviators
  3. Gander International Airport was once a refuelling stop for transatlantic aircraft, and still is a preferred emergency landing point for aircraft facing on-board medical or security issues.

Get to know your new city by visiting this useful website:  www.gandercanada.com

Quick links

MFRC Gander

709-256-1703 ext. 1206

Canadian Forces Housing Agency

709-256-1703 ext. 1291

Health

Newfoundland Medical Care Plan (MCP)

James Paton Memorial Hospital

Transportation

Driver’s license

Utilities

Aliant Communications

Newfoundland Power

Rogers Cable (military discount)

Education

Newfoundland and Labrador English School District

College of North Atlantic – Gander Campus

Keyin College – Gander Campus

Gander Aerospace Training Centre (GATC) / Gander Flight Training (GFT)

Clubs and Facilities

Chaplain

Messes

North Atlantic Aviation Museum

Scuba Club

Bowling Alley

Bingo

Outdoor Splash Pad

Gander Dog Park

Gander Community Centre

Cobb's Pond Rotary Park

Recreation in Gander:

Gander Minor Hockey

Airials Gymnastics

Gander Golf Course

Gander Curling Club 

Gander Rod and Gun Club

Airport Nordic Ski Club

9 Wing Cabin - Norris Arm

Gander Dance School

Tennis Club 

Tae Kwon Do

Men's and Women's Baseball league

Skateboard Park