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Hydro-Quebec said most of the outages were in Montreal.
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Canadians have come to expect that politicians will take a few liberties with facts as they spin issues to suit their purpose. A master practitioner of the art form is the B.C. government, with spin that can be light in the accuracy department.
Last July, whistleblower Alana James made a startling claim in an interview with the Vancouver Sun about allegations of corruption leveled at the B.C. Ministry of Health: "This was not about one ministry and less than a dozen individuals."
Winter brings its wrath once again.
Make no mistake, there's a price to pay when B.C. Hydro becomes a political arm of government. The intertwining of self-interests gets complicated, while the interests of ratepayers can take a backseat to political interests.
The weather service's Weather Prediction Center estimated that New York would receive 40 to 50 centimetres of snow.
Ontario's Hydro One tweeted that crews continue to restore power to over 31,000 customers.
The 2015-16 report of Quebec Auditor General Guylaine Leclerc stated Hydro-Quebec performed a "weak assessment" of the value of the equipment for the reactor's turbine and did not issue a formal call for tenders.
This weekend's freezing rain, high winds and a rapid drop in temperature continues to make getting around difficult for people living in the greater Montreal region and elsewhere in southern Quebec. O...
Oléoducs, gazoducs, pylônes, routes. Les projets qui nécessitent des expropriations sont nombreux. Deux propriétaires de New Richmond, expropriés par Hydro-Québec pour les besoins d'une ligne de trans...
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Hydro-Québec crews are restoring power to tens of thousands of customers after strong winds buffeted southern Quebec Tuesday night, downing branches and power lines. In Montreal overnight wind gusts...
More than 24,000 Quebec households and businesses are into their fourth day without power, almost all in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie regions of the province. Hydro-Québec says customers in th...
MONTREAL - Some hydro crews had to be called back from summer vacation on Saturday after a massive storm ripped through Ontario and southern Quebec, killing one person, injuring 10 others and leaving...