Tag: Power

BC Hydro working to restore power after snow storm causes outages

VANCOUVER – BC Hydro says it is working to restore power to areas in the province experiencing outages due to snow storms. The Crown corporation says nearly 3,500 customers remain affected in the Thompson/Shuswap region, with an additional nearly 500 in the Northern region. It says crews made “significant progress” repairing damage overnight in Thompson/Shuswap…

How the power of habit can help you retire before your parents do

Rob Berger, author of “Retire Before Mom and Dad: The Simple Numbers Behind a Lifetime of Financial Freedom” (Glenbrook Press, 2019) had already achieved the status of partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm when he decided the pressure-cooker, high-profile lifestyle wasn’t right for him. He found a more satisfying position, but it meant a…

Crews restore power across Quebec after almost one million customers hit by storm

MONTREAL — The number of Quebecers without power following Friday’s intense storm dropped steadily throughout the day Saturday, as hundreds of hydro employees worked to repair broken electrical poles and downed power lines across the province. As of Saturday afternoon, about 340,000 customers were without power, down from a high of almost one million the…

Crews continue to restore power after strong storm sweeps through Maritimes

FREDERICTON—Thousands of Maritimers remain without power today after a powerful fall storm swept through the region Thursday, bringing downpours, strong gusts and downed trees. By mid-morning, more than 4,400 customers were still off the grid in New Brunswick. NB Power spokesman Marc Belliveau said the main issue was damage caused by trees making contact with…