The close sense of community is more than just a by-product of the LaPoileâ€™s remote location. Seven sisters live in the town, and all of the residents are in some form related to each other.
For generations, families in fishing communities have survived of the bounties of the ocean. The family trade was passed from father to son. Now it is a way of life that has all but vanished. With the government ban there are no jobs, and only a few fishing communities remain.