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Bay L'Argent (/bˈlɑːrɛnt/ bay-LAR-jent)[2] is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The town had a population of 241 in the Canada 2016 Census.[1]

Bay L'Argent
Town
Bay L'Argent is located in Newfoundland
Bay L'Argent
Bay L'Argent
Location of Bay L'Argent in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°32′45″N 54°52′58″W / 47.54583°N 54.88278°W / 47.54583; -54.88278Coordinates: 47°32′45″N 54°52′58″W / 47.54583°N 54.88278°W / 47.54583; -54.88278
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Government
 • MayorRhonda Baker
Area
 • Land13.28 km2 (5.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total241
 • Density29.5/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3:30 (Newfoundland Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2:30 (Newfoundland Daylight)
Area code(s)709

In 2009, the Bay L'Argent town council made Newfoundland and Labrador history by electing the first ever all-female council.

The ferry MV Northern Seal has a port in Bay L'Argent servicing the isolated outport of Rencontre East with another port in Pool's Cove, on the Bay D'Espoir Peninsula.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Bay L'Argent, Town [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (2017), The Canadian Press Stylebook (18th ed.), Toronto: The Canadian Press
  3. ^ "Touring Newfoundland's Connaigre Peninsula". Cape Breton Post. Saltwire Network. November 17, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2019.