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Canada: Insurance claims pour in after high winds

January 23, 2014 - 6:00am

Strong winds recently battered Saskatoon, causing widespread damage and power outages, CTV News reported.

Saskatchewan Government Insurance has received 547 property damage claims and 250 auto insurance claims province-wide. The roof of a storage facility belonging to Prince Albert Northern Bus Lines Ltd. blew off and crashed into eight buses. Mike McElligott, the company's supervisor, estimates the damage at $400,000 Canadian ($364,680). Mr. McElligott said "we've got insurance claims on all of them."

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