St Anthony NL is a port town located on the northern coast of Great Northern Peninsula (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada). The town covers a total area of approx 37 km2 (14 ml2) and has population around 2,500.
- St Anthony serves as a major service centre for both northern Newfoundland and southern Labrador.
- The most influential historic figure of St Anthonyis Dr. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (1865-1940). In 1883 Grenfell entered London Hospital Medical School. While in London, he heard American evangelist Dwight L.Moody. The event inspired Grenfell to life of Christian charity. A member of Royal National Mission To Deep Sea Fishermen, in 1892 he was sent to investigate the fishermen's conditions in Labrador region. He is considered the first doctor to reach Labrador region. Grenfell later established a string of hospitals, schools and cooperatives for people in the remote towns of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Tourism has become a major industry to the town of St Anthony as fishing stocks dwindled. Travellers come to visit the historical sites related to Grenfell, to see nearby Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows (recognized as one of the major archaeological properties in the world and designated UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978), or to see natural attractions like icebergs and whales.