The scenic Town of Channel-Port aux Basques is always growing and ever changing to better serve its residents and this new web site is part of that new growth. New features and benefits will be added to this site on an ongoing basis, so check back regularly to see them as they develop.
Feel free to browse our links and learn about our growing town, our people and our resources. But most importantly, join our 4,319 residents and feel at home.
The Town Council of Channel-Port aux Basques is pleased to provide a convenient means to access information for residents & visitors.
Visit our New YouTube Channel !!
A new YouTube channel has been created to allow us to post and gather videos related to the tourism and business sectors. We strongly encourage you to forward links of videos which relate to our town. Here's our first YouTube upload video.. A visit to the Grand Bay West Trail..
VIDEO - Take a tour of the Grand Bay West Trail
Canada's Ferry Gateway to Newfoundland
The gulf crossing between North Sydney and Channel-Port aux Basques is always a memorable lifetime experience. The ferries are among the largest ice breaking ferries in the world. They look like cruise ships and they can each take 1200 passengers and 350 cars. Book early to ensure availability.
TOWN OF CHANNEL - PORT AUX BASQUES
The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques wishes to advise residents that due to annual maintenance taking place at our Water Treatment Plant they may notice some discoloration in the water during the week of May 2nd - 6th, 2016. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
Posted: April 26, 2016 10:20 am NFLD
TOWN OF CHANNEL - PORT AUX BASQUES
The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques wishes to advise all residents that the weeks of April 25 to May 5, 2016, have been designated for Cleanup. Residents are encouraged to clean up their properties and have all debris bagged, tied, and left at the curb. Materials not bagged or tied will not be picked up. The Town also advises that we will not be picking up any tires or electronics left at the curb. During Cleanup Week a period will be set aside to pick up scrap vehicles at no charge. Owners wishing to avail of this service may contact the Town Office at 695-2214. Owners are responsible to remove all oil, fluids and tires from vehicles before having them picked up.
Residents are reminded that the Town has a Household Hazardous Waste Storage Container which is located at our Waste Management Site off the Trans Canada Highway. Residents are encouraged to bring any Household Hazardous Waste items such as paint and paint products, antifreeze, brake fluid, radiator coolant, household batteries, propane tanks, fire extinguishers, etc. to this site. (A full list of acceptable items can be obtained at the Town Office.) Any of these items left at the curb will not be collected. These items can be dropped off at the site from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday to Saturday. Residents are encouraged to avail of this service.
The Town wishes to note that all materials and household garbage must be taken to the Waste Management Site located off the Trans Canada Highway (former Incinerator Site).
Monday April 25- Wednesday April 27 -Marine Atlantic Overpass to the end of Channel, including all side roads. This does not include Mouse Island
Thursday April 28- Friday April 29 -Grand Bay
Monday May 2- Tuesday May 3 -Mouse Island
Wednesday May 4 -High Street
Thursday May 5 -Grand Bay Ease
Posted: April 25, 2016 2:31 pm NFLD
Please note the Civic Holiday for Channel Port aux Basques is on Monday, August 1st, 2016.
Posted: Feb 1, 2016 11:41 am NFLD
The Town of Channel Port aux Basques wishes to remind residents that the Snow Clearing Regulations states: Claims against the Municipality for damages to mobile or portable articles, garbage boxes, buildings, fences, trees, shrubs, hedges, rock walls and lawns on private property will be accepted by the municipality when they occur, as a result of being struck by equipment, operated by employees of the Municipality, or by contractors, during the periods of time they are engaged in work on behalf of the Municipality, and where they occur outside the street reservation of the Town Street the distance of same from the centre line being dependent on the street reservation of the street where the damage occurred, or where the mobile or portable articles, garbage boxes, buildings, fences, trees, shrubs, hedges, rock walls and lawns had been indicated by clearly visible markers. Damaged items will be repaired to a condition consistent with conditions prior to the incident.
Barry Spencer Town Manager
Posted: Oct 27, 2015 11:22 am NFLD
To report illegal burning or any other environmental emergencies, please call 1-800-563-9089.
Posted: Sept 24, 2014 1:50 pm NFLD
Subscribe to our New YouTube Channel
A new YouTube channel has been created to allow us to post and gather videos related to the tourism and business sectors. Make sure to share our posted videos with your friends.. Here's our first YouTube uploaded video.. A visit to the Grand Bay West Trail.. [Watch video]
Posted: Feb 20, 2014 10:22 am NFLD
Disasters can happen at any time! Be Ready!
A list of items to help you prepare for a disaster:
Store a three day supply of water, food, and clothing for each person, including supplies for family pets. Replace food and water annually.
Two litres of drinking water per person/day Prescription medications, glasses/contact lenses and supplies Flashlight and batteries Non-perishable canned and dried foods Personal hygiene items Cash Can opener and disposable plates and utensils First aid supplies Car and house keys Battery-operated radio Copies of essential family documents Change of clothing and footwear per person
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