Thousands are without power and ferry service between the mainland and Vancouver Island was cancelled on Monday as a strong windstorm rolls across British Columbia’s South Coast.
More than 11,000 homes are without power as a result of the storm hitting Sunday night, according to B.C. Hydro. More than 7,000 of those families are on Vancouver Island, while 4,000 are spread across the Sunshine Coast.
“We are seeing a lot of distribution outages on the system right now, and that means our crews can be doing anything from taking branches off of lines, restringing wire or conducting a full-on power pole replacement, depending
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