Trucked water, sewer and garbage services are suspended due to cold weather, the City of Iqaluit announced on Thursday afternoon.

Crews are expected to start early on Friday morning to make up for lost time, a city news release states.

Environment Canada registered Iqaluit’s temperature at -30 C on Thursday afternoon. Wind gusts up to 57 km/h made the windchill -48 C.

Iqaluit’s trucked services are shut down for the remainder of Thursday due to cold weather. Aaron Lloyd/Wikimedia Commons photo




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Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...