Where the women went
An interesting story by The Fifth Estate,CBC.
They come from towns, villages and outports along the south-west coast of Newfoundland, from places like Port aux Basques, Burnt Island, Isle aux Morts, the Codroy Valley, Le Poile and Rose Blanche.
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The Fifth Estate shows a way of life here in recent years and everyone knows of someone or has a family member who does this for a living. I have several Aunts in this line of work.