Source: Aon Benfield Global Catastrophe Recap
A dangerous ice storm impacted portions of Atlantic Canada from January 24-27, 2017 leading to the deaths of two people. Dozens of others were hospitalized. The storm system led to significant accumulations of freezing rain ice and snow to portions of Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. At the peak of the event, as many as 133,000 New Brunswick Power customers were without electricity after the storm wreaked havoc on the electrical grid. Total economic damage was expected well into the tens of millions (USD).