Thousands without power in Atlantic Canada one week after Fiona blew across region
- Oct 2, 2022 6:49 pm GMT
By mid-afternoon on Saturday, more than 66,000 customers in
More than 90 per cent of
As of early today, Nova Scotia’s utility said power had been restored to about 370,000 of its 415,000 customers.
It said over 1,500 workers are ramping up efforts to reconnect areas to the grid, mainly in eastern
Utility officials in both provinces have said it could take into the coming week before most of their customers have electricity.
“Nova Scotians are seeing more cranes and heavy equipment on the ground,”
On P.E.I., the government said Saturday that clean-up and recovery work would continue throughout the weekend, while the
The shelter would be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, officials said.
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