Nov. 28, 2016 | CREBNow
Knowing your local snow clearing bylaws may not be cool, but it's necessary
Winter is coming, and with it the one chore that many homeowners dread: shoveling their snowy sidewalks and driveways.
And while snow removal is often the last thing homeowners want to do on a chilly winter day, officials say it is important in protecting the public's safety.
"Sidewalks need to be kept clean for public safety, [and] a snow removal bylaw shares that responsibility without adding to municipal costs," said Charlene Ruttle, Cochrane's manager of municipal enforcement.