Calling All Food Vendors

For the Astrolabe Festival 2024 on Saturday, August 3, 2024 – we are seeking food vendors to join us in creating an unforgettable experience for our residents. We want to hear from you whether you specialize in mouthwatering BBQ, street food, desserts, or anything in between.

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Proposal for Grass Cutting & Lawn Maintenance

The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques invites proposals for grass cutting and lawn maintenance on Town property. Specifications may be obtained at the Town Office. Proposals shall be submitted to the Town Office prior to 4:00 pm, Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.

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Town Seeking Supervisor & Laborers

The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques seeks 1 supervisor and 5 laborers for 12 weeks under the Job Creation Partnership Program. Duties include but are not limited to: Anticipated Start Date: June 17, 2024. Workers must be prepared to work

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Seeking Superintendent Public Works

As part of the Town’s management team, under the general direction of the Town Manager, the Superintendent of Public Works supervises all Public Works employees and manages the day-to-day operations and maintenance of municipal infrastructure,

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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.