By Sarah Smellie THE CANADIAN PRESS Ferocious winter weather grounded flights and stranded nine Via Rail trains between Ontario and Quebec on Saturday as snow, freezing rain, high winds and rain hammered much of the country and plunged Christmas Eve and Day travel plans into chaos. In a tweet Saturday early evening, Via Rail said a CN train derailment forced the cancellation of all trains between Toronto and Ottawa and Toronto and Montreal scheduled for Christmas Day. Power outages and impassable roads prompted Ontario’s Niagara region to declare a state of emergencyand beg residents to stay off the roads, while New Brunswick grappled with one of the largest power outages to befall the province in decades. The only provinces or territories not affected by an Environment Canada weather warning or
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