Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

Bruce II Sports Centre
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NEW- Book your events at the Bruce II Sports Centre online. View available slots and enter your booking preferences.

About our 2 Astrolabes
Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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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.

Request for Proposals

The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques, invites proposals from qualified developers for the purchase, servicing and development of the former “Bruce Arena Property”, located off Stadium Road. The Proposal is zoned “Town” and permits commercial and residential type of development.
The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques seeks to identify qualified companies or individuals to develop in a timely and efficient manner. The Town has determined there is a need for different types of residential development in the region and that the Property is ideally suited to such developments given its size and location within the Town.
Terms of Reference for the project are available at the Town Office. Submission shall be delivered or mailed, in duplicate, addressed to:
Town of Channel – Port aux Basques P.O. Box 70 67 Main Street Channel – Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0

Deadline for submission is Monday, June 5th, 2017.

Inquires shall be directed to:
Leon MacIsaac, Town Manager,
Channel – Port aux Basques
Phone: (709) 695-2214 Fax: (709) 695-9852 Email: lmacisaac@portauxbasques.ca Town of Channel – Port aux Basques P.O. Box 70 67 Main Street Channel – Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Posted: May 16, 2017 12:49 pm NFLD
Scott's Cove Park
Looking 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 sstrickland@portauxbasques.ca
Posted: April 3, 2017 2:59 pm NFLD
Civic Holiday
The Civic Holiday for Channel - Port aux Basques is Monday, August 7th, 2017.
Posted: Jan 9, 2017 4:32 pm NFLD
Reminder to all residents
The 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 18, 2016 11:45 am NFLD
Public Notice
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
Environmental Emergencies
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
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

For more information visit www.redcross.ca
Posted: Feb 19, 2013 2:57 pm NFLD

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