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Tickets On Sale

Tickets are available for the Astrolabe Festival concert to be held on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2024. Performances by Shanneyganock (featuring Bud Davidge),

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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.

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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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Take This Survey – We Need Input

The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques is in the process of updating its Economic Development Strategy and your input is needed to help develop the Strategy’s direction, goals and priorities. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes. Your responses are

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Emergency Number

During the months from December to April, please call 709-694-2844 if you have an emergency. The Emergency Number for the Town can be called evenings and weekends for emergencies.

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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.