News Power out in parts of Courtenay and Comox SHARE ON: Jon Gauthier, staff Sunday, Jan. 12th, 2020 Screenshot from BC Hydros website showcasing the area in which power is currently out. (Provided by BC Hydro) BC Hydro is reporting that some residents may be experiencing a power outage this afternoon. The cause of the outage is not know but the service says it’s currently under investigation. Around 1400 people are believed to be affected in the area East of Smith Road, North of Cruickshank Avenue. To stay updated on when the power will be restored, or to see where other possible power outage areas, visit BC Hydro’s website.