The Canadian Press

1998-01-12 | Ice Storm

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Massive power outages occurred during the ice storm that hit eastern Ontario and Quebec in January 1998. Residents at a nursing home in Montreal tried to stay warm but nurse Claudette Monty said it was just too cold. The storm was one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history - claiming 35 lives and causing as much as five-billion dollars in damage.

Date: 1998-01-12
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 10 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and we don't have heat and electricity and the patients are very nervous so we have to evacuate to be sure that they are safe it will heat something up >>