Winter is almost here and the city has revealed what the plan is when it comes to snow removal and other issues.

Mayor Mike Savage says it’s important for residents to know their concerns are heard.

“We’re listening, planning and making sure we have the right equipment and people in the right places to do the job,” says Savage.

Ken Reashor has provided an overview of snow removal operations and stresses the importance of citizen safety and cooperation during events.

HRM’s Winterworks Superintendent, Gord Hayward, says the winter parking ban will be the same as last year,  but they have made one change.

“We’ve enhanced the communication plan through a CityWatch, that folks will be notified through a phone call or email,” says Hayward.

You can sign up for winter parking ban notifications by calling 3-1-1 or online at