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Eastern Canada begins to assess full scope of storm Fiona damage
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Eastern Canada begins to assess full scope of storm Fiona damage

As post-tropical storm Fiona continued to hammer parts of Newfoundland and Labrador and eastern Quebec with powerful winds and significant storm surge early Sunday, officials across Eastern Canada prepared to begin assessing the full scope of the damage. As of 4 a.m. local time, nearly 275,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were still affected by outages, 82,415 Maritime Electric customers remained in the dark and more than 21,000 homes and businesses in New Brunswick were without power, with some provincial utility companies warning it could be days before the lights are back on for everyone.Newfoundland Power reported outages affecting more than 3,600 customers, as high-end tropical storm force winds knocked down trees and power lines. Read more: Fiona, a record-sett...