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Welcome to the Avalon Gateway 

Like visitors arriving in Argentia soon realize that the Avalon is a great place to explore, visitors to this website will find a wealth of information on this region. Avalon Gateway Region and Zone 18 are terms that can be used interchangeably. This region is made up of 24 communities on the Southwest Avalon Peninsula. Included are areas such as the Salmonier Line in St. Mary’s Bay, the Cape Shore and the Placentia Area of Newfoundland. This website is the Regional Economic Development Board (RED Board) website for Zone 18 and is devoted to providing information on Economic Development, Tourism, Community Projects and Contacts. Please visit often to learn about the latest happenings in this part of the province.  

Our Vision

is to work with existing, emerging and new businesses through cooperation and communication to preserve the traditional value and quality of life while at the same time helping to facilitate and encourage economic and social development to adapt to the changing needs of society.


Because each community is different we would like to offer some general guidelines regarding development.

Informative information for anyone starting a new business or for someone enhancing an existing business.

This site acts as a tourism site for Economic Zone 18 and covers Salmonier Line, Cape Shore and Placentia.


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