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Work on a power link for Cape Breton is complete

The work is done.

Yesterday, Nova Scotia Power announced the completion of its six transmission towers and six high voltage powerlines spanning the Strait of Canso.

Tom Flewwelling, a senior engineer with NSP, said he became involved with the $20 million project around four years ago. He calls the work a success, adding it is an important link between Cape Breton and the main land.

 

 

 

 

 

The construction phase took about 18 months. Flewwelling said the project was built safely, and he thanked residents for all of their patience. He said they anticipated receiving a lot of negative calls, as the work caused auto and marine traffic interruptions. Instead, he said they received a number of calls with positive feedback.

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What you’ll be paying at the pump this week

 The prices at the pumps are creeping up again.  The Utility and Review Board set its weekly prices over night Thursday.  Gasoline rose 2.3 cents a litre.  The minimum price for a litre of regular unleaded in the eastern mainland is now $1.11.9, while in Cape Breton it’s $1.12.7.
Diesel is also up, by 3.7 cents a litre. The minimum price for diesel is $1.03.4 in the eastern mainland and $1.04.2 in Cape Breton.
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Gasoline Prices on the rise again

 

You’ll be digging a little deeper to fill up your car today.  The Utility and Review Board set its weekly prices overnight.  Gasoline rose 4.4 cents a litre.  That puts the minimum price for a litre of regular unleaded at $1.09.6 in the eastern mainland and $1.10.4 in Cape Breton.
Diesel is also up, by 2.8 cents a litre in the eastern mainland and 2.7 cents on Cape Breton.  The minimum price for a litre of diesel is 99.7 cents in the eastern mainland and $1.00.5 on Cape Breton.