We’re coming into that time of year again, the season of slippery streets and icy sidewalks. While most people become hyper aware of their environment when they’re selling their home, during the cold months of the year we should ALL be aware of the area around our homes!
Slips and falls on icy sidewalks and streets account for over 800 reported incidents a year, many of which happen to elderly residents who can easily have their lives detrimentally altered by a bad fall.
Not only is clearing the sidewalk by your home a nice thing to do, Calgary actually has a bylaw (20M88) that requires you to do just that and can fine you $150 if they have to come out and do it for you.
In many neighbourhoods around the city with residents who are…