Channel-Port aux Basques
Your Adventure Begins Here.
Your Ferry Gateway to Newfoundland.
Did you enjoy your voyage?
Spectacular Scenery
Amazing Road Trips.
A Warm Welcome Awaits
300,000 People Visit Our Community Annually.
You'll Know When You Arrive
Spectacular Landscapes Everywhere.
Tranquility, Adventure & History
It's all Found in Port aux Basques.
A Paradise for Hikers
Romantic Walks. Epic Trails.

Lifeguard Position

The town of Port aux Basques is seeking a full-time lifeguard to supervise all activities at the Bruce arena.. Training is provided.. Benefits include access to the fitness center & online professional services.. The deadline for applying is August 31,

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Tender for Rescue Unit

The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques is calling Tenders for one (1) Twelve foot (12’) Walk Around Rescue Unit.. Tender documents can be obtained from the Town Hall during regular business hours 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday

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Welder/Mechanic Position

The position is one of eight (8) classifications which report directly to the Superintendent of Public Works. Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Public Works, the Welder/Mechanic is responsible for the fabrication, repair and maintenance of Town equipment

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Electric Vehicle Roadshow

Want to know more about electric vehicles?takeCHARGE’s Everything EVs Roadshow ismaking a stop in Port aux Basques on July 7. Check out EV models and talk to dealers, experts and drivers. Learn more at: Plug it into your calendar!Thursday, July

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Notice of Smoke Testing

Grand Bay East Road — The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques wishes to advise residents that on the day of July 5th, smoke testing of the sanitary sewers in the area of Grand Bay East Road, between High Street and

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GARBAGE COLLECTION – CANADA DAYThe MMZ Waste Management Committee wishes to advise residents of the following garbage collection schedule for June 28th, 2022 – July 1st, 2022.The regular collection schedule will roll back one day from the regular collection of

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Fire Hydrant Flushing

The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques wishes to advise residents that Town workers started flushing hydrants today, Tuesday, May 24. This will continue for the rest of the week and possibly into next week. Residents may experience low water pressure

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July 28th to August 6th, 2022

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Rare Historic Find

About our two Astrolabes

Two 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.

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.

Come Home Year 2022

July 28th to August 6th, 2022

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