Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Full Service Restored after Holiday Storm Cuts Power for Many Nova Scotians

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Full Service Restored after Holiday Storm Cuts Power for Many Nova Scotians

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Full service restored after major N.S. outage

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HALIFAX - Crews have resolved the last remaining power outages in Nova Scotia, about four days after a major storm knocked out electricity for tens of thousands of customers, Nova Scotia Power said on Friday.

The utility issued a press release on Friday afternoon saying all of the 158,000 customers who were affected by widespread outages over the holidays have their power back.

"This completes restoration of customers who lost power in the Christmas Day / Boxing Day storm," the news release said, "other than customers with damaged electrical equipment who must have an electrician complete repairs before power can safely be restored."

Winds of more than 100 kilometres per hour gusted through Nova Scotia on Christmas Day and into Boxing Day, snapping power lines and toppling utility poles in many parts of the province. …

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