Posted: April 19, 2017 2:04 pm NFLD
Clean Up WeekTOWN OF CHANNEL - PORT AUX BASQUES
The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques wishes to advise all residents that the weeks of Monday May 1 to Wednesday May 11, 2017 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 May 1- Wednesday May 3
-Marine Atlantic Overpass to the end of Channel, including all side roads. This does not include Mouse Island
Thursday May 4- Friday May 5
Monday May 8- Tuesday May 9
Wednesday May 10
Thursday May 11
-Grand Bay East
Posted: April 3, 2017 2:59 pm NFLD
Scott's Cove ParkLooking to start your own business for the summer season.
We are accepting expressions of interest to occupy the kiosks for the 2017 tourism season.
If you are interested please contact the town at 695-5775 or email email@example.com
Posted: March 23, 2017 11:11 am NFLD
April is Cancer Awareness monthApril is Cancer Awareness month. During this month the Cervical Screening Initiatives (CSI) program will be raising awareness on the importance of regular Pap testing through a broad multi media campaign, as well as a variety of educational activities.
Each year over 400 women in Newfoundland & Labrador are diagnosed with carcinoma in situ of the cervix, approximately 30 women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer. These women have missed the opportunity for early diagnosis.
“regular Pap testing saves lives!”.
Posted: Jan 9, 2017 4:32 pm NFLD
Civic Holiday The Civic Holiday for Channel - Port aux Basques is Monday, August 7th, 2017.
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 11:45 am NFLD
Reminder to all residentsThe Town of Channel- Port aux Basques requires all dogs to be leashed at all times when not on the owners property. This includes all areas of the community including trails, pathways, parks and beaches. This does not apply within the fence of the dog park on Bay Street.
Posted: Oct 27, 2015 11:22 am NFLD
Public NoticeThe 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.
Posted: Sept 24, 2014 1:50 pm NFLD
Environmental Emergencies To report illegal burning or any other environmental emergencies, please call 1-800-563-9089.
Posted: Feb 20, 2014 10:22 am NFLD
Subscribe to our New YouTube ChannelA 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 19, 2013 2:57 pm 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
Can opener and disposable plates and utensils
First aid supplies
Car and house keys
Copies of essential family documents
Change of clothing and footwear per person
For more information visit www.redcross.ca