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Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday.
Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday. Photo Credit: Spencer Sterritt

Hydro update: Some good news to those without power in Nanaimo region

By Kyle Ireland
December 26, 2018 - 8:43am Updated: December 27, 2018 - 11:06am

NANAIMO — BC Hydro customers still in the dark in the Nanaimo-area could see their power restored some time on Boxing Day.

BC Hyrdo crews from as far away as the East Coast have worked around the clock to restore service after a powerful windstorm swept through the region on Thursday.

Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday.
Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

BC Hydro hopes to have power restored to most Nanaimo customers Friday

By Ian Holmes
December 21, 2018 - 10:52am

NANAIMO — Crews are scrambling to restore power to thousands of BC Hydro customers in the Nanaimo region, as many have been without power for nearly 24-hours.

Negotiations are set for Wednesday and Thursday between UNITE HERE Local 40 and Coast Hotels, under the shadow of strike and lock out notices.
Negotiations are set for Wednesday and Thursday between UNITE HERE Local 40 and Coast Hotels, under the shadow of strike and lock out notices. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

UPDATE: Tentative deal reached between Coast Hotels and union

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 14, 2018 - 1:13pm

NANAIMO — Fractious labour negotiations between Coast Hotels and their Nanaimo employees are over after two lengthy days of talks.

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