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If a private company was contracted for snow removal, they certainly wouldn’t be wasting labour costs like this (and any city would be foolish to pay for snow removal via a private company when there’s no snow!)
Why are they bound by the public sector union like this? “Work” seems to be a “right” even when there’s no work to do!
According to the YouTube uploader, this video was taken at the Villeray neighbourhood, close to St-Michel and Jean-Talon in Montreal.