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Power restored to Jasper, Alta., after national park wildfire caused outage days ago

September 15, 2022 The Canadian Press

JASPER, ALBERTA – Parks Canada welcomed visitors back to Jasper National Park Wednesday after power was restored to the townsite that was knocked out by a wildfire north of the community earlier this month.   “With the restoration of transmission power

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Storm that lashed Laurentians likely a tornado, Environment Canada says

July 25, 2022 Adina Bresge and Virginie Ann - THE CANADIAN PRESS

The churning storm that toppled trees and battered homes in the Laurentians was likely a tornado, a meteorologist with Environment Canada said Sunday. The national weather agency said forceful winds lashed the area around Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, Que., about 100 kilometres northwest

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More than 7,000 in N.S. without power as crews repair damage caused by winter storm

February 7, 2022 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – More than 7,000 customers in Nova Scotia are still without power after a weekend storm that brought freezing rain across the province damaged power lines. Matt Drover with Nova Scotia Power says about 7,403 customers are still without

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Powerful winter storm sweeps Maritime provinces, creating treacherous conditions

January 31, 2022 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – A powerful winter storm swept across the Maritimes on Saturday, blanketing much of the region in heavy, blowing snow and causing road closures, power outages and widespread cancellations. Drivers were urged to avoid travel amid blizzard-like conditions, and

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Number of customers affected by power outages quadruples in this province

November 16, 2018 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – A report from BC Hydro says despite soaring numbers of powerful storms or wildfires that cause power outages, the Crown utility is still managing to respond quickly to trouble spots through the use of new technology. The report