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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Public Works

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Town Hall - Channel-Port aux Basques

The Public Works Department is responsible for all outside municipal services such as roads, garbage collection, sewer, etc. If you have inquiries for our Public Works Department, contact the following by phone or email.

Leon MacIsaac, Town Manager
Tel: (709) 694-3122
Email: lmacisaac@portauxbasques.ca

Brian Bishop, Works Superintendent
Tel: (709) 694-2844
Email: bbishop@portauxbasques.ca

Melvin Enwood, Leadhand
Tel: (709) 695-0742

Town Garage:
Tel: (709) 695-7444

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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