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Norfolk businesses lost $823,000 in blackout

Brantford Expositor
Local News - Monday, June 05, 2006 @ 01:00

[SISIS note: The following mainstream news article is provided for reference only, as an example of how mainstream media treats indigenous resistance to genocide. Mainstream media often presents biased and distorted information, lacking pertinent facts and/or context. Inclusion of this article on our site should not be considered an endorsement by SISIS.]

Norfolk businesses reported more than $823,000 in losses and damage during the recent power outage caused by a transformer fire in Caledonia, according to a survey conducted by Norfolk County's tourism and economic development office.

"The total continues to climb as more survey responses come in," said Clark Hoskin, manger of tourism and economic development.

Among the results:

About 120 surveys were distributed to the county's main employers. To date, 71 companies have responded or 59 per cent. The responding companies employ a total of 1,838 workers.

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