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Toronto: Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ): power outage

Power outage may delay flights at Billy Bishop Airport

Outage also affecting buildings along Toronto’s waterfront; homes and businesses on Toronto Islands

Billy Bishop Airport is warning travellers that a power outage may cause flight delays and cancellations.


The outage, which started at about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, is affecting buildings along Toronto’s waterfront, homes and businesses on Toronto Islands and part of the airport, according to Toronto Hydro.


Tori Gass, spokesperson for Toronto Hydro, said power should be restored by 1:30 p.m.


“It’s not a very large outage,” she said. “We don’t think this is going to last very long.”


The outage is affecting some buildings from Stadium Road to Bathurst Street, from Fleet Street to Toronto’s waterfront.


Gass described the outage as scattered.


She said crews are having to go from building to building to restore power.


The cause of the outage, which is not known, is under investigation.