Power is out for the majority of Northern West Nipissing

According to hydro one, 698 homes and businesses in the Field and River Valley area were affected.

The cause of the outage is not yet known, but crews are planning to have full power restoration around 2pm this afternoon

Due to a power outage, École catholique Christ-Roi in River Valley is closed for the day

Classes are expected to resume tomorrow.

The school is offering to answer questions for parents, and ask that they call 705-472-1702