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Oak Bay, B.C. phasing out gas-powered leaf blowers used by municipal employees

Phase-out to continue to 2025

February 3, 2021
By Victoria Times Colonist


Gas-powered leaf blowers and other related equipment are being phased out for use by municipal staff in Oak Bay, B.C. The decision by council does not affect landscaping companies or homeowners who wish to continue using gas-powered equipment, but the councillor who originally sought the ban said she will press to phase out gas-powered blowers for everyone.