Correspondence December 1988 The Community Meeting By R.E. Lieb I moved to a small island in Newfoundland's Placentia Bay. Newfoundland was settled mainly by fishermen from western England and from Ireland; to this day more than 80 percent of the population is of that origin. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. R.E. Lieb R.E. Lieb writes for the Canadian magazine, Rural Life.