Hurricane Igor Newswire

Hurricane Igor Newswire

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  1. Trinity Bay North hosts potential investors for former OCI plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Nor'Wester

    ... which operated as a shrimp-processing facility in recent years, was shut down after it was damaged during Hurricane Igor in 2010. About 180 people used to work at the plant before the shutdown. Last week, the Chinese visitors toured the plant, and ...

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  2. Sealing the deal: Chinese investors eye Port Union fish plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | CBC News

    ... the plant over to the municipality of Trinity Bay North in August 2016, six years after it was destroyed by Hurricane Igor. The town is looking for a new business - or several - to breathe new life into the facility. "Last week we had a group of ...

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  3. Snowmobilers urged to stay off closed parts of T'RailwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | CBC News

    Perry Trimper said the remnants of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 caused more damage to the trail than Hurricane Igor in 2010. n terms of public access and safety we are asking folks to still respect the fact that we have 180 kilometres plus these other areas listed closed right now," he said on Monday.

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  4. Ryan Snoddon: My top 5 weather stories of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | CBC News

    ... this Corner Brook house, which was struck by lightning? The most destructive storm to hit the province since Hurricane Igor was, without a doubt, one of the top (if not the top) weather stories of the year. While the storm was no longer a tropical ...

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  5. VIDEO: Generals sound alarm over climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... John F. Newton said the Royal Canadian Navy already had the capability to assist in emergencies ranging from Hurricane Igor to everyday search-and-rescue missions. Newton said that naval units already monitor all marine traffic entering and leaving ...

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  6. Remaining hopes of indoor pool washed away in floodwatersRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Telegram

    ... Town to complete the final phase of a flood remediation plan created after the community felt the effects of Hurricane Igor in 2010. The final phase of the remediation calls for the installation of culverts under Main Street at Mid Town Esso to ...

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  7. Russell Wangersky: Lessons from The Thanksgiving Day stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Compass

    ... culverts that have to be installed for different sizes of brooks or streams. Six years ago in Newfoundland, hurricane Igor made the point clearly that history couldn't necessarily be the guide. That storm overwhelmed the flood runoff infrastructure, ...

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  8. Russell Wangersky: Lessons from The Thanksgiving Day stormRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Compass

    ... culverts that have to be installed for different sizes of brooks or streams. Six years ago in Newfoundland, hurricane Igor made the point clearly that history couldn't necessarily be the guide. That storm overwhelmed the flood runoff infrastructure, ...

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  9. Russell Wangersky: Lessons from The Thanksgiving Day stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Nor'Wester

    ... culverts that have to be installed for different sizes of brooks or streams. Six years ago in Newfoundland, hurricane Igor made the point clearly that history couldn't necessarily be the guide. That storm overwhelmed the flood runoff infrastructure, ...

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  10. Snowmobile group tracking storm damage to trail systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | CBC News

    ... even longer to get trails the way the federation would like them to be before the snow flies. He said after Hurricane Igor, it was February or March before the cross-island snowmobiling link was really put back together. The Newfoundland and ...

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  11. Matthew not as severe as Igor, but Tuesday's storm packed a wallopRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | CBC News

    Provincial officials say while the damage to infrastructure and personal property from Hurricane Matthew is severe, it's not the same amount of destruction wrought by Hurricane Igor, which ravaged a larger portion of the island in September 2010. "In regions that were impacted by this event, you're getting similar type of damage and the same scale that we would have seen at the height of Igor.

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  12. Clarkes Head residents battle rising waterRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Western Star

    ... waters aren't unfamiliar territory for the Gander Bay North resident. He faced the same situation during Hurricane Igor in September of 2010. "My next door neighbor called around 2 a.m., and he was getting water in his basement. I went down to check ...

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  13. Jack's back, this time with some famous friendsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | Telegram

    ... one was released, excited to send Jack on a second adventure. Like "Jack and the Hurricane" - inspired by hurricane Igor, which ravaged the province in 2010 - one of the main things about "Jack and the Magnificent Ugly Stick" is its strong sense of ...

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  14. Jack's back, this time with some famous friendsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | Telegram

    ... one was released, excited to send Jack on a second adventure. Like "Jack and the Hurricane" - inspired by hurricane Igor, which ravaged the province in 2010 - one of the main things about "Jack and the Magnificent Ugly Stick" is its strong sense of ...

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  15. Sad news for city anglersRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Telegram

    ... high on my list. As I said, I mostly fish it in winter, but I knew there to be good September sport as well. Hurricane Igor hit Newfoundland on Sept. 21, 2010. The Waterford went into flood. John was scheduled to arrive late September and fish into ...

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  16. 9 things to do for free this summer in N.L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | CBC News

    ... since the rides and attractions have long fallen into disrepair, but the ruins make an interesting visit. Hurricane Igor did a number on the site, but there are some old railway cars still there and a section of narrow gage railway track, part of ...

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  17. OCI dumps troubled shrimp plant on taxpayers #nlpoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Sir Robert Bond Papers

    Ocean Choice International is in better financial shape today, having successfully dumped a surplus shrimp processing facility on the people of Port Union. The plant - seriously damaged in 2010 during Hurricane Igor still needs major renovations.

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  18. OCI hands over shuttered plant to Port UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | CBC News

    Trinity Bay North councillor Shelly Blackmore said Monday that the municipality hopes a shuttered fish plant will soon be providing jobs for the region. A Port Union fish plant shut down by Hurricane Igor is getting a second chance as the town takes it over in hopes of revitalizing the local economy.

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  19. Training for the worstRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Telegram

    ... on an exercise, it only makes it that much easier in the event of a real emergency - whether it is another hurricane Igor or any man-made threats. It makes it faster to react. If there is a certain piece of equipment needed, we know exactly what the ...

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  20. Lawn native excited to be part of Canadian Armed Forces exercise in Fortune BayRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Compass

    ... and federal organizations when responding to domestic events within the province. Think the response to Hurricane Igor in 2010, explained Lt. Cdr. Gerald Parsons, commanding officer of CFS St. John's. "Any exercise that can get the Army, Navy and ...

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