power outages

The K’ak’ot’lats’i schoolbus was stranded by a fallen tree, which affected power lines and the Coal Harbour Road. (K’ak’ot’lats’i School image)

Four thousand without power on the North Island, including schools

Fall windstorm with winds up to 85 km/hour

The K’ak’ot’lats’i schoolbus was stranded by a fallen tree, which affected power lines and the Coal Harbour Road. (K’ak’ot’lats’i School image)
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BC Hydro responds to all-day North Island power outage complaints

Dear Editor, I understand the frustration an all-day power outage like the…

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The Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from business owners about the all-day power outage on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo of chamber building)

SURVEY: Did the all-day power outage affect your business?

‘The Aug. 13 planned power outage came at the worst possible time for our tourism operators’

The Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from business owners about the all-day power outage on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo of chamber building)
The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be without power for around 10 hours on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Ten hour planned power outage coming for north Island residents

To keep crews and the public safe, power must be switched off while BC Hydro completes the work.

The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be without power for around 10 hours on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Stock photo of bird on a wire.

Bird contacting wires causes massive Port Hardy power outage

The power outage started at 1:18 p.m. and lasted until 3:00 p.m.

Stock photo of bird on a wire.