Global News Morning Forecast: October 21

October 21 2019 5:53am Alyse Hand gives us the weather forecast for the Maritimes. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId +…

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…

Toronto crews to help Winnipeg clean up from ‘unprecedented’ fall storm

Toronto Urban Forestry crews left for Winnipeg on Sunday to assist local crews in dealing with the aftermath of last week’s record-breaking storm. Mayor John Tory, along with Janie Romoff with Forestry and Recreation, and Toronto’s fire chief Matthew Pegg…

Electrical hardware in high demand after wicked Manitoba snowstorm

It’s rare to see empty racks at Edge Electrical Marketing, an electric hardware company that sells equipment to contractors and electricians. After last week’s wicked storm wreaked havoc on home electrical systems, though, the company is running low on some…

City says clean-up of Winnipeg’s storm-damaged trees could take a year

It’s been one week since Winnipeg was hit with a record-breaking fall storm and the city says the damage to the canopy is devastating. Martha Barwinsky, city forester, said about 30,000 of the city’s 300,000 trees have been damaged –…