The BC Hydro outage map on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 showed that more than 1,500 customers on Haida Gwaii were without power. (BC Hydro outage map screenshot)

The BC Hydro outage map on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 showed that more than 1,500 customers on Haida Gwaii were without power. (BC Hydro outage map screenshot)

UPDATE: Power restored for more than 1,500 Haida Gwaii residents impacted by outage

BC Hydro workers restored power on June 9 following night of high winds, fallen trees

More than 1,500 Haida Gwaii residents were without power on the morning of June 9, following a night of high winds.

According to Dave Mosure, northern community relations coordinator for BC Hydro, customers lost power around 11:30 a.m. due to trees downed on power lines.

Mosure said crews restored power for 1,375 impacted Queen Charlotte customers east of Oceanview Drive, North of Alliford Bay Road and southwest of Highway 16 around 12:30 p.m.

About 300 impacted Sandspit customers also had their power restored shortly after 1:30 p.m.

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