The Case of the Disappearing Small Towns
This week on the show we look at how some towns, villages and outports are reacting to their shrinking populations - and declining tax bases.
Resettlement has come up again in some areas of Newfoundland and Labrador. That's where people are basically paid to leave their homes forever.
And in several Nova Scotia communities, councillors have voted to give up their town status.
Pauline speaks with three guests for a sense of the challenges facing towns in rural Atlantic Canada.