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WATCH ABOVE: Slowly but surely, the snow plows are out clearing the streets of Montreal after a major blizzard blanketed much of the province. Global's Elysia Bryan-Baynes reports.

Slowly but surely, snowplows are out clearing the streets of Montreal after an intense snowstorm blanketed much of the province.

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“To ensure operations run smoothly, please move your car according to parking schedules and don’t place bins or trash bags on the curbside,” the city advised.

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As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, about 13 per cent of Montreal’s streets had been cleared.

By borough, the numbers of streets cleared broke down as follows:

  • Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 13 per cent
  • Anjou: 19 per cent
  • Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: 9 per cent
  • Lachine: 11 per cent
  • LaSalle: 12 per cent
  • L’Île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève: Data not available
  • Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve: 12 per cent
  • Montreal-Nord: 12 per cent
  • Outremont: 27 per cent
  • Pierrefonds-Roxboro: 25 per cent
  • Plateau-Mont-Royal: 10 per cent
  • Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles: 19 per cent
  • Rosemont-Petite-Patrie: 17 per cent
  • Saint-Laurent: 7 per cent
  • Saint-Léonard: 19 per cent
  • Sud-Ouest: 5 per cent
  • Verdun: 16 per cent
  • Ville-Marie: 10 per cent
  • Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension: 14 per cent
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WATCH BELOW: Snowstorm blankets Montreal

There is no word yet on when all sidewalks will be cleared.

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To follow the snow removal progress, click here.

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