Newfoundland and Labrador’s tech start-up sector is booming.

Newfoundland and Labrador’s tech start-up sector is booming.

It may seem like an unlikely hotbed for tech startups, but a new generation of business leaders are finding everything they need to grow their companies and build their lives, right here in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The documentary Silicon Island, directed by Chris Richardson, will premiere on CBC TV Saturday, September 25th at 8:30pm. This one-hour episode of Absolutely Canadian is part of a national series showcasing documentaries and performance programs that tell unique stories from communities across Canada.

Episodes will also be available on CBC GEM.