Emergency workers clear streets and sidewalks after London explosion

Nearly three days after a dangerous explosion shook London’s Old East Village, dedicated emergency workers have given Woodman Avenue a complete tidy-up. In a statement released from the City of London, debris from the explosion had been cleared from roads…

Long-term plans needed to maintain Halifax roads, sidewalks: auditor general

A report by the Halifax Regional Municipality’s auditor general has found that its transportation and public works department does not have complete long-term plans or measurable targets for maintaining the condition of its road and sidewalk assets. “We expected management…

St. John’s, N.L., becomes newest Canadian city to flirt with heated downtown sidewalks

A winter-weary city councillor in St. John’s, N.L., is hoping to resurrect an idea that has been tried, tested and mostly abandoned in other Canadian cities: heated sidewalks. Sandy Hickman has asked city engineers to look at heating a small…