Newspaper article The Canadian Press

City Officials Say Vancouver Is Ready for Another Round of Icy Temperatures

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

City Officials Say Vancouver Is Ready for Another Round of Icy Temperatures

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Vancouver prepares for more wintry conditions

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Vancouver bylaw officers have issued 9,000 warnings and a few hundred tickets to city residents and businesses who failed to scrape snow and ice from their walkways.

The announcement comes as another big chill is set to hit southern British Columbia, and this time Vancouver city officials say they are ready with plenty of salt and sand on roadways to prevent streets from turning to skating rinks again.

Environment Canada is forecasting a low of minus 10 Wednesday night and a chance of snow going into the weekend for Metro Vancouver.

The city's general manager of engineering services Jerry Dobrovolny says additional staff have been diverted to snow removal efforts and more resources will be made available, if necessary. …

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