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Financial Assistance Program for Dorian damage

Government announced today it will open a disaster financial assistance program on Jan. 8, to help those who sustained property damage from Hurricane Dorian. The program will help individuals, small businesses and not-for-profit organizations that have uninsurable claims and municipalities with uninsured losses. “Hurricane Dorian caused widespread damage across Nova Scotia and its effects were […]

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Dorian

I knew it was coming.. .the sudden darkness and interior silence which marks the loss of power. I filled my bath tub and several containers with drinking water, gathered firewood and prepared a store of canned food days in advance. That hurricane (tropical storm) Dorian would spare my local power lines never occurred to me, […]

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EMO urges safety

The Emergency Management Office is urging Nova Scotians to stay off roads and stay away from downed power lines so crews can safely remove trees and debris and restore lines As of 9 a.m. Sunday, approximately 378,000 Nova Scotia Power customers are without power. Crews are now working in the southwest area of the province […]

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