Too Good Arm

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Toogood Arm
Too Good Arm
A view of Too Good Arm
A view of Too Good Arm
Toogood Arm is located in Newfoundland
Toogood Arm
Toogood Arm
Location of Toogood Arm in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 49°37′52″N 54°36′5″W / 49.63111°N 54.60139°W / 49.63111; -54.60139
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division Division No. 8
Government
 • MHA Derek Bennett
(Lewisporte-Twillingate)
 • MP Scott Simms
(Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame)
Time zone Newfoundland Standard Time Zone (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight Time (UTC-2:30)
Postal Code A0G 2R0
Area code(s) 709
Highways Highway 346

Too Good Arm is an outport located on New World Island in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It neighbours the communities of Pike's Arm and Cobb's Arm and is the terminus of Route 346.

The community's first postmistress was Gladys B. Bath[citation needed].

History[edit]

In 1994, two years after the Government of Canada declared a moratorium on the Atlantic cod fishery,[1] an inshore fisherman from Too Good Arm became the first Newfoundlander in history to be charged for jigging cod to feed his family.

Services[edit]

Most services are provided in nearby communities or towns. A convenience store is located approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) away in Cobb's Arm. The closest supermarkets are located in Virgin Arm and Twillingate, approximately 24 kilometres (15 mi) and 22 kilometers (13.5 mi) away, respectively. Residents generally travel to Twillingate, Lewisporte, or Gander for shopping.

Primary and secondary students are transported by bus to New World Island Academy, a K-12 public school in Summerford.

High speed internet (DSL) and landline telephone service are provided by Bell Aliant. Although there are no cable television providers, one over-the-air channel - NTV - is available.

Direct broadcast satellite signals intended for Shaw Direct and Bell TV set-top boxes can be received, while cellular phone coverage is provided by Bell Aliant, TELUS, and other carriers.[2]

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Coordinates: 49°37′52″N 54°36′5″W / 49.63111°N 54.60139°W / 49.63111; -54.60139 (Too Good Arm)