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City launches Name The Plow contest

The snowy season has arrived, and the City of Saint John, in partnership with local radio station 97.3 The Wave, is looking for residents to help name four of the snowplows in the City’s fleet with the launch of the first  Name the Plow contest.

The fun, family-friendly contest begins Wednesday, January 11, with name suggestions being accepted on both and Submissions will close on at noon on Thursday, January 19 . Top names will be selected for a week of public voting before the four winning names are announced on January 31.

Winning names will be displayed on the sides of the plows using decals, and visible in promotional photos and videos on social media.

Did you know: Over the winter, the City of Saint John services 1,160 lane kilometres of road, the approximate distance from Saint John to Ottawa, with snow clearing and the application of sand, salt and brine. 225 kilometres of sidewalk are also serviced. To learn more about the City’s winter management plan, click HERE.