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Does Calgary need a bigger snow clearing budget?


December 5, 2016
By Mike Jiggens


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Calgary has one of Canada's smallest budgets for snow removal compared to other large centres in the country.

Calgary has one of the smallest snow-clearing budgets among Canada’s largest cities, and there are local citizens who bemoan that fact every year. But with its periodic Chinook winds, a larger budget dedicated to ridding snow isn’t necessary, city officials argue.

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