Matthew Bleach

Matthew Bleach was born at the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and was raised in Hanmer. He is married with two children and is an Alumni of St. Charles College, Cambrian College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Matthew served six and a half years as a Medical Technician with the Canadian Forces before being medically released. He has been to Afghanistan, as well as serving as a Medic for various Domestic exercises.  In addition to this he volunteered as the Medic and worked his way up to Co-Chairman and Operations Officer of West Nipissing Search and Rescue before retiring in 2014 after four years. Matthew maintains a Facebook page called Northern Ontario Veterans page on Facebook and is looking forward to championing Veterans rights.

Winter storm causing power outages throughout the city

Greater Sudbury Hydro and Hydro One crews are being kept busy this afternoon by several power outage across the city.
Lightening is being blamed as the cause for several momentary interuptions across the region and high winds with heavy snow is causing a number of downed trees and line.

GSU said in a media release around 2:30pm, "We are experiencing widespread, but localized power outages in the Greater Sudbury Hydro service area."

"Pockets of customers are affected in Capreol, Gatchell/West End, Sunnyside area, Ramsey Lake Rd including Science North, Laurentian University campus, and Health Sciences North, which is running on back-up generator at this time."
"Crews are in the field working to restore various issues, with HSN being given priority."

Hydro one is dealing with a similar situation with customers affected in the Panage Lake area, Valley East, Capreol/Wanapitei Lake and numerous small isolated outages.


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