PORT AU CHOIX
Crossroads of Culture
PORT AU CHOIX
Crossroads of Culture
PORT AU CHOIX
Crossroads of Culture
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Public Art – Calls to Artists

The Town of Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador, invites Canadian professional artists to submit an “Expression of Interest” for an outdoor three-dimensional public artwork themed around the iconic Cod, the unofficial and quintessential fish of the province.
Funding for this legacy program has been provided by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, under its Come Home Year 2022 Legacy Projects. Submission Deadline: April 30, 2022

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Volunteers Needed

The town has many volunteer groups/committees that are always in need of extra help. No committee can operate without dedicated members. Some town groups are: The Twin Town Stadium Board, Heritage Committee, Fire Department, Firettes, Hospitality Committee, Come Home Year Committee & Recreation Committee. Also, it would be nice to

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Town Council Meetings

Regular Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month and are open to the public. Residents can attend meetings but if you want to make a presentation or address the council you need to be added to the agenda ahead of time. Please call the office a

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ABOUT PORT AU CHOIX

The Town of Port au Choix is truly a paradoxical place. On the one hand, it occupies one of the most remote geographic areas in Canada on the island of Newfoundland’s beautiful Northern Peninsula.

 

On the other, its place in history is as a crossroads for 5 peoples and their associated cultures across nearly 5000 years. Why have so many distinct cultures lived, traded and worked here, stepping on the toes of one another across the timeline of history?

 

Archaeological digs have revealed some of the answers, while other parts remain a mystery. That too is part of our paradox. Perhaps it is best to visit and find out some answers of your own.