Mainstreet Cape Breton | Feb 13, 2013 | 7:03

Bernie LaRusic - Senior Snow Clearing

A Cape Breton seniors organization is encouraging the municipality to help elderly residents with their snow clearing. Many CBRM residents do not shovel their sidewalks but wait for municipal plows to do the job. A quick thaw, followed by freezing temperatures, has made clearing the hard packed snow difficult. Bernie LaRusic, is vice-president of the Cape Breton Council of Seniors and Pensioners. It's proposing the muncipality subsidize a service organization to arrange snow clearing for needy seniors.

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