Corner Brook is a city located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Located on the Bay of Islands at the mouth of the Humber River, the city is the largest population centre in the province outside the Avalon Peninsula. As such, Corner Brook functions as a service centre for western and northern Newfoundland.
Corner Brook is home to the Corner Brook Pulp & Paper Mill (owned by Kruger Inc.), which is a major employer for the region. The city has the largest regional hospital in western Newfoundland, as well as shopping and retail, federal and provincial government offices, and Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. Corner Brook is also home to the province's newest high school, Corner Brook Regional High, which is an amalgamation of the former Regina and Herdman Collegiate High Schools.
In recent years, Corner Brook has become a small but growing centre for film and television production in Eastern Canada. The Atlantic Studios Cooperative in Corner Brook is the largest sound stage in Atlantic Canada. It is located in the Pepsi Centre, the city's multi-purpose arena facility. Corner Brook holds a unique Canadian record. Corner Brook is the oldest community of its size (over 25,000) in Canada. Other communities of this size have either grown into larger ones (+75,000), were amalgamated with other communities or collapsed.