Tag Archives: Power Outage

Community powering through as outage continues in parts of Beechy, Sask., surrounding area

Natalie Braun’s children outside after being hit with a massive storm earlier in the week.

Beechy is one of several Saskatchewan communities that is still waiting for power to fully come back following wind and snowstorms earlier in the week. Natalie Braun is a Beechy resident and said the community has been hit pretty hard. Read more: Winter storm wreaks havoc throughout southern Saskatchewan …

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Langley, B.C., teachers defy district order to work from another school during power outage

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About two dozen teachers at a Langley school staged a sit-in strike on Wednesday, in protest of an order from the school district they say was not COVID-19 safe. The dispute came after a windstorm knocked out power to six schools in Langley Wednesday, including Shortreed Community School. The …

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British Columbians stocked up for COVID-19, but unprepared for storms: BC Hydro

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British Columbians may have stocked up on COVID-19 supplies, but a new report from BC Hydro suggests many may have a false sense of security going into storm season. The Crown corporation says it’s seen a 117-per cent increase in storm-related power outages since 2014, with storms increasing in …

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