Fierce windstorms have plauged Southern Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia for the past five days. Last night’s storm was the worst by far causing blackouts over much of the region.

StepForth’s downtown Victoria office is up and running again however several of our workers who telecommute (myself included) awoke to find our homes and home offices were without power. Suffice it to say we are compensating the best we can.

On Wednesdays, we publish our weekly newsletter. Today’s edition will be brought to you by the letters W, I, N, and D, and might arrive a bit later than usual. Please accept our apologies and direct all complaints (other than ones involving content) to the weather department at Environment Canada.