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Canadian Power Workers Lending a Hand on Long Island

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Workers clear snow as people walk down the tracks for the Long Island Railroad in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. An unseasonably early nor'easter winter storm brought snow, rain and dangerous winds to the U.S. Northeast, plunging many residents of the most populous region of the country back into darkness just as they were recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
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Thousands are still without electricity in areas hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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Among those helping to restore power on Long Island are dozens of Canadian utility workers.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch, who has been spending time with the Canadian crews.