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Ice Storm-Thousands Without Power

The severe weather is keeping Hydro Ottawa crews busy today with more than 100 outages across the city, leaving approximately 22,000 customers without power. Employees with Hydro Quebec were frantically working to restore power to 31,000 customers affected by the

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Day One Of ‘The Great Ice Storm’ Began On This Day 20 Years Ago

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of what came to be known as Great Ice Storm of 1998. It started harmlessly enough with a day of freezing rain, which stretched into 2 days, 3 days and then a

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[Archival Video] Ottawa Ice Storm Of 1942 Wreaks Havoc On Public Transit

Excellent vintage film footage of Ottawa Electric Railway streetcars frozen in their tracks on Laurier Street in the aftermath of an ice storm in 1942. A work car is seen being pulled (and pushed) by bulldozers in an attempt to

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