Canada's meteorological agency reported that ex-Hurricane Fiona made landfall early Saturday morning in Guysborough county in northeastern mainland Nova Scotia.
Peak gusts were measured at over 100 mph, and maximum sustained winds reached almost 81 mph, it said.
According to the Canadian Hurricane Center, who also reported hurricane-force winds, this storm had the lowest pressure ever recorded for a landfalling storm in Canada.
The National Hurricane Center determined that hurricane Fiona had transitioned into a post-tropical cyclone as it raced north.
The Canadian Hurricane Center predicted on Friday that "this storm will be a severe event for Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec.
Due to the severity of the typhoon, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to cancel his trip to Japan on Friday to attend Shinzo Abe's funeral.