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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Family Parks

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Paul & Robert Memorial Park

Channel-Port aux Basques is home to six community playgrounds placed throughout the town for easy access by all families. All parks are equipped with child-friendly infrastructure that promotes active living for the youth of the community. Typical playgrounds have swings, jungle gyms, slides, seesaws and a host of other activities for children. With an abundance of parks, families and youth in the region have close access to recreation and most importantly, fun.

Channel-Port aux Basques Family Parks

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Hideaway Park

Andy’s Rainbow Park
Stadium Road, Army Hill

Paul & Robert Memorial Park
Legallas Street, East End Channel

Hideaway Park
Hardy’s Arterial, Mouse Island

Little Bay Park
Bay Street, Grand Bay

Grand Bay West Park
Cabot Street, Grand Bay West

Tavernor Drive Park
Tavernor Drive, Grand Bay West

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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