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Re: Prioritize sidewalk clearing, letters, Jan. 30.

Like letter-writer Bob Aldridge, I also live on a fairly short street and have experienced poor sidewalk conditions with sporadic plowing.

Since I use a walker, my only way out when sidewalk conditions are bad is to use the street. I shovel my own snow, clearing a metre-wide path to the street.

Emails to the city's 311 service haven't resulted in much action, and I often have to fight with cars parked in front of my walkway.

LUISE SCHWAB

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 3, 2014 A8

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