Blanc-Sablon, Quebec

What is Blanc-Sablon, Quebec known for?


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the . Once Route 138 is completed, the road distance between Baie-Comeau and Blanc-Sablon


reasons

of the Basse-Côte-Nord to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, even though the Mayor does not have any political or judicial powers to do so. Joncas cited a lack of a continuous road network to Quebec, isolation and lack of interest from the Quebec government and close logistics and cultural identity with the people of Labrador as his reasons.

2001_access_date 2012-04-04 notes 2011 income data for this area has been suppressed for data quality or confidentiality reasons.


public news

news talk (talk radio) - - CBSI-FM-21 (CBSI-FM) 0 107.1 FM Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec) Première Chaîne public (public broadcasting) news talk (talk radio) (French (French language)) - Until 2002, the Minganie encompassed the entire lower north shore right up to Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec). In 2002, it lost all the communities east of the Natashquan River when the Basse-Côte

in 2002. - YBX CYBX Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, Quebec (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec), Canada - - CFBS-FM 00 89.9 FM Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec) Radio Blanc-Sablon community radio - - CBMS-FM (CBVE-FM) 0 102.7 FM Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec) CBC Radio One public broadcasting public


location title

-Sablon Bay * Border between Quebec and Newfoundland-and-Labrador * Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport * List of municipalities in Quebec References *Blanc-Sablon tourist information page


Separated

Québec accessdate 2010-09-30 language French vignette thumb left 200px The "Barachois" in Blanc-Sablon, in Quebec. (File:Barrachois.jpg) The estuary of the Brador River and Blanc-Sablon River has a lagoon designated barachois (Barachois (geography)), separated from the sea by a sand or gravel. Seawater enters at high tide. Facing the village of Blanc-Sablon, several islands are dotting the bay, and also in Brador Bay, forming the archipelago

The area was first incorporated in 1963 as part of the Municipality of Côte-Nord-du-Golfe-Saint-Laurent (Côte-Nord-du-Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent, Quebec), but separated on January 1, 1990, and became the Municipality of Blanc-Sablon. Fifty hectares of land in Blanc-Sablon were designated a National Historic Site of Canada (National Historic Sites of Canada) in 2007, as they contain over 60 archaeological sites relating to 9000 years of human occupation

is the shortened form of Labrador. In French, the syllable ''la'' is a definite article (Article (grammar)), and in documents from the 17th and 18th century, this syllable was considered as such and separated from the rest of the name. François Martel de Brouague, the King's Commander of this region from 1714 to 1760, referred to this location as: "''A la Baye de Phélipeaux, coste de la Brador''" ("At the Bay of Phélipeaux, coast of the Brador"). ref name "CTQ-B"


fishing business

( ) is the largest community in the municipality, and is located on the headland that separates Brador Bay from Blanc-Sablon Bay. It was originally known as Longue-Pointe (Long Point) until the beginning of the 20th century. It has a small natural harbour, and long depended on the fishing business.


418

; postal_code_type Postal code(s) (Canadian postal code) postal_code G0G 1W0 (List of G postal codes of Canada) area_code 418 and 581 (Area codes 418 and 581) blank_name Highways blank_info blank1_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank1_info EOACK blank2_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank2_info 012P06 website


current site

who may have named it after the fine white sand of the eponymous bay (''blanc'' means "white", whereas ''sablon'' is the diminutive form of ''sable'' meaning "sand"). Or it may be named after Blancs-Sablons Cove in Saint-Malo, home town of Jacques Cartier, who landed at the place in 1534 and set up a cross near the current site of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon.


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2011 population_density_km2 4.5 population_blank1_title Pop  2006-2011 population_blank1 11.5% population_density_blank1_km2 population_blank2_title Dwellings population_blank2 508 population_note timezone AST (Atlantic Standard Time) utc_offset -4 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST !-- postal codes, area code --->

; Demographics Population


fine white

who may have named it after the fine white sand of the eponymous bay (''blanc'' means "white", whereas ''sablon'' is the diminutive form of ''sable'' meaning "sand"). Or it may be named after Blancs-Sablons Cove in Saint-Malo, home town of Jacques Cartier, who landed at the place in 1534 and set up a cross near the current site of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon. north of Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec), Quebec, Canada.

Blanc-Sablon, Quebec

'''Blanc-Sablon''' is the easternmost community (Extreme communities of Canada) in Le Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality, in the province of Quebec, Canada. With a population of 1,118 inhabitants, it is the most populous community in the county municipality.

In August 2014, Blanc-Sablon mayor Armand Joncas expressed his personal discontent over neglect of the Basse-Côte-Nord area by the Quebec government, and opened up a channel regarding the secession of the Basse-Côte-Nord to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, even though the Mayor does not have any political or judicial powers to do so.

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