Update Sunday, June 23rd 1:17 p.m. - Manitoba Hydro crews began restoring power to parts of Altona around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The Crown corporation's Twitter feed indicates it appears downed power lines may have been responsible for the outage.


A significant hydro outage has knocked out power to a large portion of Altona. According to Manitoba Hydro's website, approximately 955 customers are without power. Currently the cause is still being determined, and the estimated restoration time is listed as 3 p.m. The power went out just before 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

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