OTHER COM­MU­NI­TIES EYE­ING RE­SET­TLE­MENT

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SNOOK’S ARM

Lo­ca­tion: East coast of New­found­land

Ac­cess: By car Pop­u­la­tion:

10 peo­ple in five dwellings

Past in­dus­try: Com­mer­cial shore whal­ing station from 1898 to 1972 and then cod fish­ing.

Re­lo­ca­tion sta­tus: Next in line to re­lo­cate. Every­one in the com­mu­nity voted to leave and they’re wait­ing for fi­nan­cial of­fers from the prov­ince.

LA POILE

Lo­ca­tion: South­ern New­found­land

Ac­cess: Ferry Pop­u­la­tion:

87 peo­ple in 53 dwellings

Past in­dus­try:

Fish­ing, pri­mar­ily cod

Re­lo­ca­tion sta­tus: The com­mu­nity has con­tacted the prov­ince to re­lo­cate. The prov­ince is de­cid­ing whether to move for­ward based on a cost-ben­e­fit anal­y­sis.

NORTH BOAT HAR­BOUR

Lo­ca­tion: Great New­found­land North­ern Penin­sula in

Ac­cess: Car

Pop­u­la­tion: 25 peo­ple in 10 to 15 dwellings

Past in­dus­try:

Cod fish­ing

Re­lo­ca­tion sta­tus: The com­mu­nity has con­tacted the prov­ince to re­lo­cate.

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