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Roadway Construction

The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques would like to advise residents that this is the time of the year that our employees will be working on the roadways.  We would like residents to be aware of construction areas

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Emergency Number

The Town Hall has an emergency phone number for weekends for water/sewer issues: 694-2844 For emergencies during the week nights call 694-1339 or 694-3122

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Dog Leash Regulations

The Town of Channel- Port aux Basques requires all dogs to be leashed at all times when not on the owners property. This includes all areas of the community including trails, pathways, parks and beaches. This does not apply within

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Household Garbage Pickup

The Town of Channel – Port aux Basques wishes to advise all residents that household garbage is required to be placed on the curb for pickup prior to 8:00 a.m. in the morning. Garbage put out for collection must be

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New Recycling and Garbage Program

A NEW recycling and garbage program is launching for all residents of Western Newfoundland.Look for your regional start date or visit to learn more, and start sorting your waste!

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Disasters can happen at any time! Be Ready!

A list of items to help you prepare for a disaster: Store a three day supply of water, food, and clothing for each person, including supplies for family pets. Replace food and water annually. Two litres of drinking water per

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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.