Test your driving skills in Vaughan's largest snowplow

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - The City of Vaughan is handing over the keys to one of its largest winter maintenance vehicles — the snowplow/salter combo unit — to members of the media to test their driving skills and see what it's like to sit behind the wheel of a snowplow.

WHEN:     

Monday, Nov. 14


11 a.m.



WHERE:      

Al Palladini Community Centre


East parking lot


9201 Islington Ave.


Vaughan, ON



WHAT:     

All eyes are on Vaughan as it prepares to roll out one of the most innovative approaches to managing winter maintenance contracts — the first of its kind in Ontario.




With snow on the horizon, the City is ready to take on the harshest of winter weather with a brand new fleet of more than 100 vehicles and a new trendsetting winter road maintenance contract. The City strives to provide some of the highest levels of snow-removal services in the GTA to ensure residents and visitors can travel safely despite the weather.




Representatives from Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service and York Regional Police will also be on hand to talk about their services.



WHO:

City of Vaughan winter maintenance staff


Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service


York Regional Police


Ashland Paving Limited


Maple-Crete Incorporated

 

ABOUT VAUGHAN: The City of Vaughan is one of Canada's fastest growing cities with a population of more than 325,000. Incorporated in 1991, Vaughan is marking its 25th anniversary as a city this year. Vaughan includes the communities of Concord, Kleinburg, Maple, Thornhill and Woodbridge. This culturally diverse municipality is located in the heart of York Region and the Greater Toronto Area.

SOURCE City of Vaughan

Image with caption: "City of Vaughan (CNW Group/City of Vaughan)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161110_C6159_PHOTO_EN_814221.jpg

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Carmela Antolino, Corporate Communications, T. 905-832-8585, ext. 8077, E. carmela.antolino@vaughan.ca

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