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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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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Town of Channel-Port aux Basques
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Grand Bay West Beach Trailway, Channel-Port aux Basques

The residents of Channel-Port aux Basques are very recreation oriented and are involved in numerous varieties of sports and activities. Sports including broomball, softball, ice hockey, soccer, track and field, badminton, volleyball, ball hockey, curling, bowling, basketball, baseball have all been played at a competitive level. The rich sporting tradition of the community remains today as residents are still active on the provincial and national sporting scene.

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Sports Centre
Community Facilities
Family Parks
Youth Centre
Recreation Groups

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.


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