Communications

Newspapers and magazines

  • Le Gaboteur, a bi-weekly French-language newspaper established in 1984, focuses on Francophone news and issues and aims to act as a link between the different Francophone communities of the province.

  • Le FranCopain, a monthly published by the Association francophone du Labrador, aims to provide information to the community on French-language activities in the region.

Radio


  • Radio Canada provides programming from Montreal or the Atlantic region; provincial coverage by a French-speaking journalist based in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • CJRM, la Radio communautaire du Labrador, started broadcasting in January 1993 and is available on the Internet since March 2009 (http://www.francotnl.ca/radio)

  • The community radio station at Memorial University presents a weekly program, La Voix française.

Television


  • Television programs from the Société Radio Canada, broadcast from Montreal and Moncton (for the news bulletins), are available in St. John's and Port au Port. Provincial coverage is provided by a French-speaking journalist based in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • In Labrador, a wider variety of French-language networks is available.
  • Other French-language television stations, including RDI, TVA and TV5, are available in some areas by satellite and cable.