power outages

More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)

Planned work led to huge FortisBC outage in the Okanagan

More than 30,000 customers were affected

 

Area of outage. (BC Hydro)

Lights back on in Shuswap following vehicle collision

The power outage is affecting the area south of the Trans Canada Highway

 

Northwest B.C. communities were without Telus services June 7 due to a damaged cable. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Leave it to beaver

A beaver felled the tree that caused a service outage in B.C.’s northwest June 7

 

A Hydro-Québec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hydro-Québec says more than 130,000 customers are still without power after a powerful storm swept across the province on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

UPDATED: Tens of thousands still without power in Ontario and Quebec after destructive storm

Ten people died after Saturday’s thunderstorm, power expected to be fully restored within a few days

A Hydro-Québec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hydro-Québec says more than 130,000 customers are still without power after a powerful storm swept across the province on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
(Photo - B.C. Hydro)

Northern Lake Country power has been restored

The power outage started at 7:05 a.m.

(Photo - B.C. Hydro)
Scheduled maintenance work is affecting thousand of Telus customers in Vernon. (Telus photo)

Telus maintenance affects thousands in Okanagan

Maintenance work being done in Vernon and Kelowna

Scheduled maintenance work is affecting thousand of Telus customers in Vernon. (Telus photo)
Friday, April 15 power outage. (BC Hydro map)

UPDATE: Power outage restored to Vernon properties

BC Hydro crews fixed problem a few hours after wires came down

Friday, April 15 power outage. (BC Hydro map)
BC Hydro crews work to restore power to thousands of Vernon residents after a car hit a power pole Friday morning. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Suspects flee after crashing car into power pole

Outage affected 3,476 customers Friday morning

BC Hydro crews work to restore power to thousands of Vernon residents after a car hit a power pole Friday morning. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD

Remote Vancouver Island communities pull together in face of deep snow, no power

Zeballos, Tahsis, Gold River cut off from rest of Island; spend days without power

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD
A power outage has hit the entire north end of Penticton on Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Power out across north end of Penticton

Power is currently expected to be restored in an hour

A power outage has hit the entire north end of Penticton on Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
Wind whips up water on Okanagan Lake. (Janis Brown / Facebook)

Wind whips up wild waves on Okanagan Lake near Peachland

Residents are reporting power outages and damage to yards

Wind whips up water on Okanagan Lake. (Janis Brown / Facebook)
A large tree lies on Green Mountain Road, blown down by winds that also knocked out power to Apex Mountain on Dec. 1. (Tom Weirich - Facebook)

Trees crash onto power lines and road to Apex from Penticton

Wind storm puts power out to over 500 customers in Apex Wednesday morning

A large tree lies on Green Mountain Road, blown down by winds that also knocked out power to Apex Mountain on Dec. 1. (Tom Weirich - Facebook)
Area affected by outage. (FortisBC)

UPDATE: Driver taken to hospital after single vehicle crash caused power outage

More than 3,000 FortisBC customers were in the dark

Area affected by outage. (FortisBC)
FortisBC has scheduled a planned power outage for May 12, 2020 to repair several damaged poles in the Naramata. (Contributed)

Power out in Lumby Sunday, Coldstream and Cherryville too

Planned outage will affect 4,370, most of the village, along with hundreds in outlying areas

FortisBC has scheduled a planned power outage for May 12, 2020 to repair several damaged poles in the Naramata. (Contributed)
Power is out in Grindrod Tuesday, Nov. 16. (BC Hydro map)

UPDATE: Power outage restored in Grindrod

Residents north-east of Enderby cut off after bird contacted wires

Power is out in Grindrod Tuesday, Nov. 16. (BC Hydro map)
Provincial funding is being directed towards Cherryville Elementary. (Morning Star file photo)

No school in Falkland, Lavington and Cherryville due to power outage

Class is in session for the rest of the Vernon School District

Provincial funding is being directed towards Cherryville Elementary. (Morning Star file photo)
The entrance to Jack Seaton Park in Lake Country is blocked by downed trees Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Tara Shoemaker photo)
The entrance to Jack Seaton Park in Lake Country is blocked by downed trees Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Tara Shoemaker photo)
A vehicle incident has led to a power outage in Vernon east of Keddleston Road Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (BC Hydro photo)

Vehicle crash knocks out power for more than 1,100 Vernon residents

Crews are on site east of Keddleston Road; power expected to be restored by 2 p.m.

A vehicle incident has led to a power outage in Vernon east of Keddleston Road Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (BC Hydro photo)
(FortisBC photo)

Power outage affects over 1,300 Kelowna properties

No estimated time for power to be restored

(FortisBC photo)
BC Hydro

UPDATE: Collision causes power outage to areas of Shuswap

It’s unclear when the power will be restored

BC Hydro