Nfld. & Labrador·Point of View

Ban sliding? Grab your favourite toboggan and hurl yourself down a hill, says Kevin Blackmore

Citing public safety and legal liability, some Ontario cities have either restricted or banned tobogganing on their properties.
Commentator Kevin Blackmore give his two-cents-worth on banning sliding in cities. (CBC)

Citing public safety and legal liability, some Ontario cities have either restricted or banned tobogganing on their properties.

Closer to home, the city of St. John's is reviewing its policy of allowing sliding on city hills, although Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is not in favour of putting a stop to sledding.

It seems that people everywhere are talking about the pros and cons of this popular winter past-time, including CBC Newfoundland and Labrador Radio commentator Kevin Blackmore.

Hear his commentary by clicking on the listen button.

Kevin Blackmore, who is perhaps better known to some as Buddy Wasisname of the musical comedy group Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers, lives in Glovertown.


 

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