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Thank you to those who helped weather the storm

Image of BC Hydro and contractor crews

On behalf of BC Hydro, we'd like to say thank you

On December 20, 2018, a major windstorm struck Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, the Fraser Valley, and the Lower Mainland. Over the next 10 days our crews worked around the clock to bring everyone's power back safely.

We'd like to say thank you to the many partners, local businesses, and agencies who helped support our team and our customers during this event.



BC Ferries

E-Comm 911 and first responders

Mainroad Group


Vancouver Island

All local governments, municipalities, and regional districts


Chemainus Best Western


BC Ferries crew and terminal staff


Dog House Restaurant

Sandy's Mobile Food


Save On Foods


Save On Foods

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Port Alberni

Boomerangs Cafe

Pescadores Bistro

Pizza Factory

Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach Inn

Qualicum Foods


Gulf Islands

All local governments, municipalities, and regional districts

Gabriola Island

Robert's Place Restaurant

Spirit Church

Galiano Island

Galiano Inn

Scoops Coffee Shop

Woodstone Inn

Pender Island

Jo's Place

Poet's Cove Resort

Port Browning Marina Pub

Salt Spring Island

Barb's Bakery & Bistro

Buzzy's Luncheonette

The Cottages

Harbour House Hotel

Moby's Pub

Seaside Restaurant

Thrifty Foods

Woodley's Restaurant


Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

All local governments, municipalities, and regional districts