The Canadian Press

1998-01-21 | Ice Storm

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Power was slowly restored to bedroom communities on Montreal's south shore after a massive ice storm in January downed trees and power lines -- cutting electricity to more than 1.6-million customers in Quebec and eastern Ontario. In Boucherville, 56-year-old Laurent Tremblay got his electricity back after almost two weeks. He had stayed in his home for three days, but moved in with friends when it got too cold. Tremblay was one of the lucky ones.

Date: 1998-01-21
Placeline: BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I missed the hot water first and foremost I guess the hot water you know but besides that we didn't run out of anything we had all the food we wanted we had all the medication we wanted we had all the support that we needed we had firewood we had everything the only thing was that we didn't have electricity >>