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2016 storm damage was costliest in a decade, says Nova Scotia Po…

17 storms damaged the province's power system in 2016

By David Burke, CBC News
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2017 6:00 AM AT

Nova Scotia Power was forced to pay out more than $22 million to cover the cost of damage from high winds last year — the most the utility has paid for storm repairs in 10 years. 

Kathleen Burke, from the Cape Breton community of Little Lorraine, knows first-hand the impact of all that damage. A December storm knocked out power in her community and the 80-year-old woman spent 36 hours without electricity.  

To keep warm, Burke stayed in the one room in her home with a fireplace. Bundled up in …

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2016 storm damage was costliest in a decade, says Nova Scotia Power

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