Storm Fiona: House of Commons holds emergency debate after Atlantic Canada left devastated | LIVE

Storm fiona: house of commons holds emergency debate after atlantic canada left devastated | live

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Members of parliament are expected to hold an emergency debate Monday evening on the devastation in Atlantic provinces amid storm Fiona at the request of NDP MP Richard Cannings.

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston has announced an “unprecedented” relief package of $40 million for residents impacted by post-tropical storm Fiona past weekend.

Fiona hit Atlantic Canada on Friday night into Saturday, causing widespread power outages, washing out roads and downing trees. As of 4 p.m. on Monday, there were still more than 170,000 customers without power.

Some of the hardest hit areas in the province were on Cape Breton Island. Local states of emergencies were declared in Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) and Victoria County on the island.

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