Community Enhancement Program Funding

The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques has received Community Enhancement Employment Program Funding and is seeking workers. We require workers to: The expected start date is November 27, 2023. *These positions pay minimum wage. *Individuals must be currently unemployed to

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New Video Of Our Town

Greetings residents and visitors! With hearty gratitude to the Tourism Southwest organization, we have a new video for you to view of our beautiful town and surrounding area. We hope that you’ll take time to view this stunning YouTube video

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Employment Opportunity

There is a Recreation Director / Facilities Manager position currently open. The Recreation Director / Facilities Manager will be responsible for the management of the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques recreation programs and facilities. This includes but is not limited

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Grand Bay West Trail Renewal

The Grand Bay West Trail in the Town of Channel – Port aux Basques was a well-loved destination and community trail, prior to its destruction by Hurricane Fiona in September 2022. The Town understands the importance of the trail to

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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.