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Some Interesting facts About Town of Winterland

Town of Winterland is the only inland community on the Burin Peninsula. 

Town of Winterland

Winterland is a small community between Garnish and Marystown on the ankle of the Burin Peninsula and is the only inland community on the Burin Peninsula. 

In 1939 the government resettled people into Winterland from the islands around Placentia Bay.  People also moved here from the Town of Garnish.  In the Winterland area there were acres of land suitable for growing crops and raising livestock.  Between the 1940`s and 1950`s the community started growing, and now it's the only community on the Burin Peninsula that farms.  However, there is only one family in the area that still farms.  The remaining people left the community to work in the surrounding area. 

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December 08, 2022
December 08, 2022

As many of you have heard, there is concerning information in the media referring to arsenic found in artesian wells in Moreton's Harbour.


Please be assured the Town's wells get tested on an annual basis through our Provincial Government as well as monthly testing throughout the community for Coliforms, E. Coli and Chlorine levels.

Since November 2010, there has been 0.000 mg/L of arsenic tested in our wells.


For more information concerning what is tested being tested, visit 

Click on 'public Water Supplies'

go down to 'Select Community' (use the drop box to find our community)

Once you have selected our community, hit 'View Community Report'

Using the drop box, you can search up several different types of reports for Winterland and hit 'View report'.


Should you have further concerns or questions, please contact the Town Office during regular business hours.


Ginger Walsh

Administrative Assistant


Town of Winterland

Box 10, Winterland, NL

A0E 2Y0


​Office Hours 

Mon-Fri 12-5pm & Tues 7-9pm

September 01, 2022

Public Notice - The Town office will be closing @ 5 pm on Friday, September 2 and remaining closed until Thursday, September 15 @ 12 pm. The office will remain open at the regular Tuesday time 7-9 pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

December 08, 2021
December 07, 2021
December 02, 2021
November 19, 2021
November 04, 2021

Digital Government and Service NL (DGSNL) is looking for feedback on possible changes to the Lottery Licensing Regulations, which regulate charitable gaming in Newfoundland and Labrador. These types of lotteries include bingo, ticket sales, games of chance, sports lotteries, break-open lotteries and Monte Carlo lotteries that are for charitable or religious purposes.


While we recognize that municipalities are not eligible for a charitable lottery license, there are organizations within the community that have done so. To assist in providing all organizations, and community members, an opportunity to participate in the consultations, we are asking municipalities to post a link to the questionnaire on their website.


Lottery Licensing Regulations Consultations –

October 26, 2021 - Update!
October 26, 2021 - Update!
October 26, 2021

As per the Alert Level 3 Covid19 Regulations and measures put in place for our area recently, the Town of Winterland has decided to postpone Halloween.


This event will be postponed until the Health Authorities deem it safe to do so and the area can return to Alert Level 2 allowing all children to enjoy Halloween safely.


The Town Council and Staff of the Town of Winterland thanks the residents for their continued cooperation during these difficult times and encourages everyone to stay safe and be kind to one another.  


Should you have questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact the office or any council member.

October 25, 2021
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