Faces show the impact of hurricane Igor
(NOTE: this photo slideshow was posted to The Telegram website in the days following hurricane Igor in September 2010) The impact of hurricane Igor shows in the faces of so many people in the province: family members of the Random Island man who died; people whose houses and properties suffered extensive flood and wind damage; those who became isolated by washed-out roads and downed power lines; families worried about the elderly and sick; members of the emergency response crews working long hours such as the Newfoundland Power crews, provincial and local construction crews, medical officials, volunteer fire departments, police, and aid organizations such as the Salvation Army and Canadian Red Cross; local residents trying their best to help each other out; school officials trying to get buses and schools back in business; and decision makers at all levels of the municipal, provincial and federal governments. It is a storm that will not be forgotten and one whose blow has changed the landscape and mindset of the province. It will also live on as it is recorded in multitudes of photos, videos and media reports.
Published on September 17, 2011Thorburn Road was a sea of bucket trucks Monday as Newfoundland Power employees worked on a planned upgrade on a main feeder line. Newfoundland Power spokesman Bob Pike said the company took advantage of the fact that there was a large number of their emp