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Statement from Lori Clark, President and CEO


FREDERICTON, N.B. – NB Power mourning the loss of a powerline technician following workplace incident.

Last night, an incident involving two NB Power powerline technicians conducting power restoration work in the Moncton area resulted in a fatality and injury to a second powerline technician. The NB Power family sends our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of our colleague during this difficult time and our thoughts are with our colleague in hospital.

At NB Power, safety is at the heart of everything we do and we are heartbroken by this incident. Losing a team member is devastating to our entire NB Power family.

NB Power is collaborating fully in the investigation with WorkSafe NB and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  As the situation is under investigation, no further details are available at this time.

MEDIA CONTACT: Marc Belliveau, NB Power Communications,,  506 458-4203