Days after heavy winds toppled hydro poles and flattened trees and buildings across Eastern Ontario, power utilities were still taking stock of the carnage from Orléans to beyond Hawkesbury.
Popular ice cream parlour converted its truck into a mobile phone-charging unit and offered up space in its walk-in freezer for homeowners to store perishables.
"My major cause for concern right now is establishing what insurance will and will not cover, and how expeditiously they will do so," said one Carlsbad Springs resident.
‘Ottawa can’t catch a break’: Businesses say Saturday’s wicked storm brings back memories of 2018 tornadoes
Saturday’s devastating storm that knocked the lights out at tens of thousands of homes and businesses across the city delivered a powerful feeling of deja vu to Jacqui Okum.