Government Services
Government services within the communities of Southern Labrador region are largely focused upon roads, the fishery, employment and business and economic development. However, local residents also access services through the internet and telephone. Some government services like driver examinations are available locally and most government forms can be obtained locally.

For further information on federal and provincial government services and programs, contact the Southern Labrador regional Client Service Representative at (709)931-2330, or link to government services at the websites below:

Tax Benefits in Labrador
Residents in Southern Labrador pay municipal taxes that vary from community to community. Generally, these rates are relatively low compared to larger municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Property owners may pay property tax and water and sewer tax. Those renting may be required to pay a nominal poll tax.

Persons who work in Canada are required to pay income tax. If you are a resident of Southern Labrador for more than six months you may claim Northern Residence Deduction on your personal income tax. For more information see: Canada Revenue Agency, Northern Residence Deductions.

Labrador residents are also entitled to the HST New Housing Rebate and the HST for building materials in Labrador. Additional information on these programs can be found at: HST New Housing Rebate and HST for Building Materials in Labrador.
Government Offices in the Southern Labrador Region
- Department of Fisheries & Oceans
- Department of Natural Resources
- RCMP Detachment
- Department of Transportation
- Southern Star Employment Services
- Department of Innovation Trade & Rural Development
- Southern Star Employment Services/Labrador Metis Nation EAS
- Dept of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development (Provincial)
- Employment Assistance Services
- Motor Registration (Monthly visit from representative)
- Service Canada Outreach Office
- RCMP Detachment
L'Anse au Loup
- Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Provincial)
- Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Federal)
Mary's Harbour
- Human Resources and Employment
- Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
- RCMP Detachment
- Southern Star Employment Services
Port Hope Simpson
- Southern Star Employment Services
Red Bay
- Department of Natural Resources (Provincial)
- Parks Canada (Red Bay National Historic Site)
St. Lewis
- Department of Fisheries and Oceans
West St. Modeste
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency


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