January 18, 2023
The City of Edmonton’s first ever Name a Plow Contest was a fun way to welcome the winter season. With more than 2,100 entries, Edmontonians made it a great success.
“We appreciate the incredible enthusiasm for this contest, and are very excited to display the winning names on plows throughout the city,” said Mark Beare, Director of Infrastructure Operations. “With so many entries, we’ve decided to name 15 plows this year. Thank you to everyone who submitted such creative and unique ideas.”
The following names have been chosen:
- Amarsleet Snowhi
- Blizzard of Oz
- Blizzard Wizard
- Buzz Iceclear
- Connor McBlade-It
- Darth Blader
- Fast and Flurrious
- Mr. Plow
- Peter Parka
- Plowasaurus Rex
- Plowy McPlowface
- Qanniq (“Snowfall” - Inuktitut dialect)
- Snow-Be-Gone Kenobi
- The Big Leplowski
Keep an eye out for these plows on Edmonton’s streets!
The City of Edmonton works to deliver a safe and livable mobility network for everyone year-round. Snow clearing is one of the many ways the City creates an accessible and liveable Winter City. As part of our snow clearing efforts, residents can sign up for our new parking ban notification tool at edmonton.ca/SafeTravels
. Subscribers will be given 24 hour notice through text or email of an upcoming parking ban.