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Disaster planning 101: How to stay connected, no matter what

News | 02/12/2009 8:23 pm EST

In late 2008 and early 2009 a strike among Ottawa’s bus drivers would transform the capital’s normally peaceful roads into pretzelled nightmares of cars, transport trucks and frayed nerves. Traffic became a real issue, and suddenly commuters used to spending 20 minutes door to door faced drives that would last an hour or two. By the second day of what would turn out to be a 52-day strike, Jean-Guy Francoeur had had enough.

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