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Icy sidewalks are heated in countries like Norway

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Ice and snow on the sidewalks of Kelowna and other communities in B.C's southern interior make it treacherous for anyone venturing outside, especially those who need a little help getting around.

But many Scandanavian cities have perfected the art of de-icing sidewalks by heating them.

Eva-Britt Kornfeldt is the project manager with Visit Oslo in Oslo, Norway.

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