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Planned power outage
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Planned power outage

More than 6,500 BC Hydro customers in the Shuswap will experience a temporary power outage. If you want to know where the outage is expected to affect customers, follow the link.
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Hydro One power outage in Ontario leaves thousands without power
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Hydro One power outage in Ontario leaves thousands without power

The power outage near Burk's Falls was caused by a tree on a power line and affected 720 homes. Service was later restored.
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Power outages caused by storm
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Power outages caused by storm

Power outages caused by the destructive storm that swept across Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec stretched into the fourth day.
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Power outage caused by stolen electrical wires
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Power outage caused by stolen electrical wires

Copper wire thieves have been charged with causing a 12-hour fire at a Sarnia shopping center. According to Sarnia police, the city's fire department was notified of a fire at the electrical complex behind Eastland Plaza on Indian Road shortly before 1 a.m.
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Storm leaves thousands without power
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Storm leaves thousands without power

Entire province under rain, wind and flash freeze warnings. A windy and wet winter storm has left thousands in Nova Scotia without power and caused travel delays.
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Nearly 2000 homes affected by power outage in Burlington
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Nearly 2000 homes affected by power outage in Burlington

Burlington Hydro is investigating a power outage that occurred in Burlington. The outage left approximately 2,000 customers without electricity.
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Vancouver area power outage leaves 4,500 residents without electricity
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Vancouver area power outage leaves 4,500 residents without electricity

As a result, trees fell on power lines, power lines fell to the ground, and appliances failed, leaving more than 4,500 Metro Vancouver residents without power. In the city of Vancouver, about 380 people were without power, and BC Hydro said there were small power outages at university campuses. The largest outages are occurring in East Vancouver.
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Pole fire leads to power outage
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Pole fire leads to power outage

Manitoba Hydro says a pole fire in the Charleswood area has led to power outages for about 2,000 customers. In a tweet Tuesday evening, Manitoba Hydro said crews are dealing with the fire on Roblin Boulevard just east of Berkley Street.
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Power crisis
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Power crisis

In February 2021, as Texas faced record-low temperatures, ERCOT, the state’s electric grid operator, lost control of the power supply, leaving millions of Texans in the dark for days. The devastation wrought by the modern-day catastrophe upended lives and ended others. In total, 246 people died as a result of the harsh conditions, with causes including hypothermia, carbon monoxide poisoning, car accidents, and fires
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Power Outage Hits Thousands of SDG&E
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Power Outage Hits Thousands of SDG&E

A blackout Friday left thousands of San Diego Gas & Electric customers without electricity in North County. About 6,000 residents of Carlsbad and La Costa were affected in an outage.

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Surgeries at St. Boniface Hospital temporarily postponed due to morning power outage
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Surgeries at St. Boniface Hospital temporarily postponed due to morning power outage

More than two dozen surgeries were postponed Wednesday morning at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg due to a power outage. A spokesperson for the hospital said an early morning power outage delayed 27 procedures in total: three cardiac and 24 non-cardiac surgeries.
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Mississauga: 150 homes and businesses affected by power outage
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Mississauga: 150 homes and businesses affected by power outage

Approximately 149 homes and businesses were affected by the power outage in the area from Derry Road to Highway 401, and from Kennedy Road to Mavis Road, said Alectra Utilities.
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Power outage in Kingston caused by van hitting power pole
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Power outage in Kingston caused by van hitting power pole

The vehicle, a Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound on Front Road when it veered into the eastbound lanes, leaving the roadway and striking the pole and a fence. The front of the vehicle was severely damaged and the utility pole was leaning and cracked at the top due to the accident. The unidentified man suffered only minor injuries. This accident resulted in a power outage.
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Over 2,400 Brampton homes and businesses affected by power outages
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Over 2,400 Brampton homes and businesses affected by power outages

More than 2,400 homes and businesses in Brampton were affected by power outages. Alectra Utilities reports that power was interrupted between Chinguacousy Road and Main Street South on the north side of Highway 407.

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Hydro One reports power outage to thousands of local customers
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Hydro One reports power outage to thousands of local customers

According to Hydro One's outage map, thousands of customers are still without power after yesterday's storm. Areas affected include the northern part of the city (including Chelmsford, Dowling and Onaping), as well as the Highway 17 corridor from Walden to the Elliot Lake exit, Espanola, Manitoulin Island and Killarney.

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Scheduled power outage on October 1, 2021 in Beacon Hill-Cyrville
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Scheduled power outage on October 1, 2021 in Beacon Hill-Cyrville

On October 1, 2021, Ottawa Hydro will begin scheduled work to maintain the reliability of the region's power system. Planned outages will be required to ensure the work can be performed safely. The outages will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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Power outage in Foxboro area caused by transport trucks
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Power outage in Foxboro area caused by transport trucks

Belleville police have released information about an incident that left thousands without power Wednesday. According to police, officers and firefighters responded shortly before noon to Frankford Road, east of Highway 62, after receiving a report that a transport truck had pulled down power lines. Further investigation revealed that the incident caused a power outage that affected more than 2,000 people in the area. Police temporarily closed the road while crews repaired the damage. No injuries were reported.

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Power outage in Pembroke area caused by lack of provincial grid
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Power outage in Pembroke area caused by lack of provincial grid

Power has been restored to most of the Pembroke region. The outage occurred this afternoon (Nov. 16, 2021) and lasted about 30 minutes. According to Ottawa River Power, the outage was due to a problem with the 115 kV transmission system serving the Pembroke region. Power outages are still continuing in some areas near Pembroke Regional Hospital. Crews are being dispatched and power is expected to be restored by 3 or 3:30 p.m.
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Power outage causes New Dundee Public School to close
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Power outage causes New Dundee Public School to close

Due to a power outage, classes at New Dundee Public School have been cancelled for at least one day; the Waterloo Region Public School Board announced the closure Wednesday morning. Students will be able to access their Google Classroom or Brightspace VLE to participate in the distance learning day. Staff will be at school distributing Chromebooks to those who do not have the devices. Students and families will be updated on the New Dundee Public School website as to whether school will resume on Thursday.

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Power outage caused by powerful snowstorm leaves many Regina residents in the dark
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Power outage caused by powerful snowstorm leaves many Regina residents in the dark

Some Regina residents will be without power overnight due to Tuesday's heavy snowfall, SaskPower confirmed on Twitter Tuesday night that residents in the eastern part of the city, between Park Street and Rothwell Street, and between Broad Street and Winnipeg Street in the Warehouse District, will be without power. SaskPower announced on Twitter Tuesday night that people in the eastern part of the city between Park Street and Rothwell Street and in the Warehouse District between Broad Street and Winnipeg Street will in a power outage
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Power outages expected as rainstorm hits Greater Victoria
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Power outages expected as rainstorm hits Greater Victoria

After a rainy weekend with rainfall warnings in effect since Monday morning, Environment Canada has issued a warning for high winds expected in Greater Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the early hours of this afternoon. According to Environment Canada, Greater Victoria will experience winds of 40 to 90 kilometers per hour from the west, and winds will increase in the morning as a cold front moves through the area. Winds of 40 to 60 km/h will be prevalent over most of Greater Victoria. However, exposed coastal areas near the strait will experience westerly winds of 60 km/h with gusts up to 90 km/h," said a statement from Environment Canada.
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Power outage caused by an accident a part of eastern Belleville affected
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Power outage caused by an accident a part of eastern Belleville affected

Parts of eastern Belleville lost power for more than five hours overnight. Just after 9 p.m. Sunday night, a car crashed into a utility pole in the area of Hastings Drive and Montgomery Boulevard, near McDowell's Independent Grocer. The driver of the dark-colored SUV fled the scene and police are investigating his whereabouts. crews from Elexicon Energy made repairs and restored power around 3 a.m. Monday.
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On Vancouver Island, thousands of people were affected by the power outage.
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On Vancouver Island, thousands of people were affected by the power outage.

Thousands of BC Hydro customers suffered power outages Tuesday morning as a result of storms that hit Vancouver Island and the southern Gulf Islands. At 7 a.m., BC Hydro staff surveyed dozens of outages, mainly in Colwood, Langford, Nanaimo and Courtenay, and found more than 7,000 customers on the island were without power.
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Power outage due to severe wind storm in British Columbia, approximately 25,000 people affected
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Power outage due to severe wind storm in British Columbia, approximately 25,000 people affected

More than 25,000 homes in southwestern British Columbia are without power after a severe storm hit the area overnight. Most of the outages are concentrated in the Lower Mainland, where more than 20,000 customers are without power, according to B.C. Hydro. Much of the North Coast is similarly in the dark until this afternoon because of damage to several critical power lines. Hydro spokesman Kyle Donaldson said emergency crews arriving on the scene found three broken power poles that need to be repaired. In addition, about 3,000 people on Vancouver Island and about 2,000 people in North Vancouver are without power.
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Power outage affecting several homes west of Townline
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Power outage affecting several homes west of Townline

A power outage, the cause of which is still undetermined, is underway west of Townline. Line crews are currently on site investigating the cause of the outage.