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Workers repair power lines on Bayview Ave. in Toronto, Ontario, Monday December 23, 2013 following the weekend ice storm which knocked out power to thousands of homes.
Workers repair power lines on Bayview Ave. in Toronto, Ontario, Monday December 23, 2013 following the weekend ice storm which knocked out power to thousands of homes.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Save your fury at city hall: Toronto weathered the ice storm just fine

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It is natural to blame authorities in a time of crisis. The ice storm, which hit Toronto at the worst possible time – just before Christmas – left thousands in the cold and dark for days, their holiday plans often disrupted or ruined. Many say the official response was slow and inept.