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Cap-Pelé, New Brunswick (Canada)

Last modified: 2007-02-24 by phil nelson
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[Cap-Pelé flag]
image by Arnaud Leroy, 19 October 2006
Source: town hall

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Cap-Pelé is a coastal village located in Southeastern New Brunswick known for the warmth of its people.


Founded around 1780 and then incorporated into a municipality in 1969, the Village of Cap-Pelé has a population of 2,266 (2001 census). The economy depends mainly on fishing. The village boasts a fleet of fishing boats that numbers in the sixties. They fish herring in the spring, mackerel in early summer and the king of all shellfish, the lobster, from mid-August to mid-October, as well as scallops. The thirty or so smoke houses account for 95% of the smoked herring produced in Canada andtThere are also three seafood and fish processing plants.

Phil Nelson, 19 October 2006

The main element of the logo seems to be the Acadian flag.
António Martoms-Tuválkin, 24 October 2006