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Sandy leaves 145,000 Canadians without power, 1 dead

Published on Oct 30, 2012 8:50 PM
 
Flowers are left on the site where a woman was killed after she was hit by a flying sign that came apart due to high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Sandy in Toronto, October 30, 2012. Sandy toppled trees and power lines in the Canadian province of Ontario, leaving at least 145,000 people without power on Tuesday, including 55,000 in Toronto, the country's financial center. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

WINNIPEG (REUTERS) - Sandy toppled trees and power lines in the Canadian province of Ontario, leaving at least 145,000 people without power on Tuesday, including 55,000 in Toronto, the country's financial centre.

Strong winds whipped up debris, killing a Toronto woman on Monday.

The Toronto Stock Exchange was set to remain open, making it a North American island of equity trading for the second successive day, with US stock markets closed.

Numerous flights on Air Canada, WestJet Airlines, Porter Airlines and other carriers between the US Northeast and Toronto's Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport were cancelled.

 
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