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Crews restoring power on Christmas Eve

By Steve MacArthur Dec 23, 2022 | 5:01 PM

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Crews worked through Christmas Eve to restore electricity to homes left without power.

A relentless wind and rain storm battered our province on Friday and left over 35,000 homes and business without electricity at one stage.

As of Sunday, the outage tracker was nearly all free of issues.

Nova Scotia Power Crews Working on Lines

Nova Scotia Power had been preparing all week to get the lights back on quickly for those planning get togethers for Christmas.

Storm lead Sean Borden says 300 crew members spread out across the province helped in the effort.

I’ll be home for Christmas?

Not many planes were coming or going at Halifax Stanfield on Friday. However, the situation improved on Christmas Eve.

A major blizzard in Toronto and freezing rain in Vancouver grounded planes and left many people waiting at airports.


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