Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and two federal cabinet ministers offered support on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, to people still coping with the impact of Dorian, the hurricane-strength post-tropical storm that slammed into the Maritimes on the weekend.
Canadian soldiers armed with chainsaws fanned out across the Halifax area on Monday, September 9, 2019, to help clean up the tangled mess of fallen trees and power lines left behind by post-tropical storm Dorian.
A storm with hurricane-force winds that hit the Maritimes left more than 400,000 residents without electricity, as repairs began on Sunday, September 8, 2019, to downed power lines and buildings damaged by splintered trees.
Dorian slammed into the Maritimes on Saturday, September 7, 2019, its powerful gusts uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and yanking down power lines — leaving more than 450,000 people in the dark as the post-tropical storm made landfall near Halifax.
The accounting firm investigating the multimillion-dollar implosion of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange wants to move the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings from Halifax to Toronto, saying the case is now focused on people and assets in Ontario.
The shipping industry is under increased scrutiny after two cargo ships were fined for sailing too fast through the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where the rising death toll among endangered North Atlantic right whales has been partly blamed on collisions with vessels.