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Does Calgary need a bigger snow clearing budget?

December 5, 2016
By Mike Jiggens

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.