Thousands in Beausejour, Brokenhead without power

Posted November 11, 2019 6:51 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Manitoba Hydro says they are dealing with major power outages affecting more than 2,600 customers in Beausejour and the surrounding...

Gas leak forces school closure for students in Tyndall, Manitoba

A gas leak in Tyndall has forced Gillis School to cancel classes on Friday as a precaution.Police and fire crews were called to the Tyndall area early Friday morning, after a truck crashed into a natural gas station on Pierson...

Power nearly restored, Red River crests after early fall snowstorm in Manitoba

It took two weeks, specialists from several Canadian cities and provinces, helicopters and amphibious vehicles, but power has now been restored in southern Manitoba except to a handful of customers after a storm downed trees, power lines and twisted transmission...

Manitoba Hydro wants your storm photos of recent Colorado Low

Manitoba Hydro is asking the public for their storm photos — specifically, photos of the Colorado Low that recently swept through the bottom half of the province, destroying trees, transmission towers and hydro poles alike.Hydro spokesperson Bruce Owen told Global...

Fire lights up North Kildonan sky after downed power line sparks blaze

Posted October 22, 2019 11:51 pm Updated October 23, 2019 12:23 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Manitoba Hydro says arcing power lines were the reason for a fire and flashes...

Helicopters, special equipment needed to bring last stormed-out customers online: Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro says it’s working to restore power to the last areas of Manitoba left without service following the Thanksgiving storm — but special equipment is needed to get the job done.The snowstorm that began Oct. 10 crumpled more than...

Evacuees get the chance to vote in Winnipeg

October 21 2019 6:14pm Evacuees from First Nations who are still waiting for their power to be restored by Manitoba Hydro got the chance to vote in a ‘mega-poll’ at the University of Winnipeg on election day. ' }); }...

Storm repair estimates total more than $100 million: Manitoba Hydro

The record-setting storm may be over, but many Manitobans are still picking up the pieces.Manitoba Hydro said preliminary cost estimates for the repairs from the storm are over $100 million. Hydro’s Bruce Owen told 680 CJOB that the extensive cleanup...

Fewer than 2,000 still in the dark after devastating Manitoba snowstorm

Under 2,000 people are still in the dark while Manitoba Hydro works to repair the extensive damage to power infrastructure caused by last week’s devastating storm.Most of those people are in the Ashern area — including the First Nation communities...

Hydro employees working away from home can vote near job sites, says Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro employees stuck working away from home to restore power to those left in the dark following last week’s storm will still be able to vote in Monday’s federal election.Through a plan worked out with Elections Canada, Hydro workers...
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