Ottawa

The 2018 tornadoes, then and now

On Sept. 21, 2018, six tornadoes touched down in eastern Ontario and western Quebec leaving behind a trail of destruction. One year later, people across the region continue to rebuild and there is still evidence of the storms in Ottawa and Gatineau.

Tornadoes touched down in the region last September

More than 60 homes were damaged or partially damaged in Dunrobin during the 2018 tornadoes — and signs of that damage are still readily apparent. (Catherine Cullen/CBC)

On Sept. 21, 2018, six tornadoes touched down in eastern Ontario and western Quebec, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

One year later, as people across the region continue to rebuild, there's still strong evidence of the storms in Ottawa and Gatineau.

The CBC's Michel Aspirot went back to some of the hardest hit places to see how they'e faring one year later.

Check out the changes in the photos below.


Dunrobin


Mont-Bleu

Rue Jummonville

Rue George-Bilodeau

 

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