Power Outage News in Canada

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In Lachute a broken pole is the cause of a power outage

Approximately 2,000 Hydro-Québec customers were without power on in Lachute. A pole was broken which led to the power outage. Crews replaced the pole and made other repairs, and the remaining customers again had electricity later.
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Power outage in Ottawa

More than 9,300 people were without power in Ottawa. The power outage was caused by a downed power line. A couple of hours later, the light was back.
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6000 people with no power in Bridgewater

Over 6,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were without power in Bridgewater. The power outage was caused by Transmission Interruption. Service was restored later.
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North of Gower and Osgoode power restored

In the North Gower, Osgoode, a power outage left more than 6,500 customers without power for several hours. Hydro One said farm equipment broke a hydro pole, prompting the outage.
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Forced power outage in Hunt Club

A forced power outage in Ottawa's Hunt Club neighborhood has targeted the residential area, partially evacuated. The forced power outage is due to a sudden natural gas leakage.
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Power back to the North Shore

Power returned to the North Shore, BC Hydro confirms, after the falling of a tree on the electrical wires caused a power outage affecting more than 1400 customers.
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State of Emergency in Stanley Mission

In Stanley Mission, Sask has been declared a state of emergency due to wildfires causing water issues and #PowerOutages.
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Edmonton without electricity

The cause of the power outage is still under investigation. Edmonton north neighborhoods were left without electricity yesterday. More than 8000 people were without power.
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Over 2,100 Hydro One customers affected by a power outage

With operations in Brockville, Kirkland Lake and Timmins, the affected regions are Walker, Hislop, Black River-Matheson, German, Munro, Benoit, Wahgoshig FN, Bowman, Taylor, Michaud, McCool, Matheson, Teefy, Black, Dundonald, Stock, Playfair, Carr, Evelyn, Clergue At this time the cause is yet to be determined.
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Power outage: Carleton Place

For this weekend, a power outage is planned.
It will take place on Sunday from 6 am to 9 am and will affect 880 customers of Carleton Place.
This outage is for maintenance work to be done by Hydro One. However, all customers affected by the planned outage have been contacted.
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Greater Sudbury: Power restored after major power outage

A serious problem at Hydro One's Martindale Transmission Station caused the power outage.
This leaves approximately 20,000 Greater Sudbury Hydro customers and thousands of Hydro One customers without lights.
The majority of affected customers were able to have their power restored by Greater Sudbury Hydro.
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Hamilton: Power outage affects over 2,300 homes and businesses

From the area of Caroline St to Dundurn St and King St W to Hunter St W;Alectra reports a power outage.
2,352 homes and businesses are affected.
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Power Outage in  Capreol

Power Outage was caused by a serious issue at Hydro One’s Martindale Transmission Station, which supplies power to many GSH distribution substations. There were 9,918 customers affected by the outage, With the power outage, traffic lights and streetlights were greatly affected
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New Brunswick power outages caused by heavy snowfall and high winds

Driven by heavy wet snow, as well as cold temperatures and high winds, Power outages were noted throughout much of New Brunswick.