With winter looming, Iqaluit faces power troubles

Nunavut’s capital city went dark Monday when two of its generators broke down.

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Nunavut’s capital city went dark Monday when two of its generators broke down.

As the town grows, Iqaluit’s power generating capacity is failing to keep up. Many residents are worried events like yesterday could happen more often.

As APTN National News reporter Wayne Rivers discovers, with winter coming, many are worried the city is not prepared for another generator failure.

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