Good Roads General Registration Form

Snow School
Horseshoe Resort
Sep 18 - Sep 20
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
In Person

Snow School

Course Content
•    Intro to Environment Canada’s Code of Practice and MOE’s Local Source Water Protection
•    Minimum Maintenance Standards
•    Level of Service
•    Record-keeping
•    Safety
•    Hours of Service
•    Verifying calibration of spreader controls
•    Inspection of winter maintenance equipment
•    Pre and post season operations
•    Snow and ice control materials and techniques
•    Multi-modal: Pedestrians and cyclists
•    Material handling and storage
•    Winter maintenance of gravel roads
•    Interpreting the weather forecast
•    Road Weather Information System
•    GPS/AVL
•    Plowing techniques
•    Managing blowing snow
•    Salt management
•    Winter operations plans
•    Case studies

Course Objectives
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the latest winter maintenance practices, equipment and materials. It has been designed to complement the training requirements for salt management plans.

Who Should Attend
Technicians and technologists and others responsible for salt management plans, winter maintenance supervisors, patrollers, equipment operators, mechanics, and contract employees.

Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  65%

This course is recognized by:
•    This course may be used toward the requirements of the CRS-Intermediate (CRS-I) level.
•    This course may be used as credit for technical specialist programs only. Please contact OACETT to ensure that this course satisfies your particular examination program for certification. Point Value = 2
•    The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 1.8 Continuing Education Units to this course.


To book a room, please call the Reservation Department at 1-800-461-5627. Please mention “Good Roads” group for ease of booking and to avail of the negotiated rates.

Reservations must be made by August 19, 2023, in order to qualify for the group rate.

Room Type


Standard with 2 Queen beds


Standard with 1 Queen bed


Deluxe Room with 2 Queen beds


Deluxe Room with 1 King bed


Note: All reservations must be accompanied by a one nights’ room and tax deposit, in the form of a major credit card or by the organization. Horseshoe Resort will not hold any rooms unless a deposit has been made at the time of reservation. The balance of the attendee’s full stay total is due 7 days prior to arrival date. You have up until 7 days prior to arrival to cancel or change the reservation. The entire amount payable to Horseshoe Resort is earned in full as of that date. If the reservation is cancelled after that date or the guest’s stay is shortened; all amounts paid to Horseshoe Resort will be non-refundable.


Please note that Resort fee charges are not included in the above rates. Horseshoe Resort applies a 9% Resort Fee (RF) on accommodation


Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Every effort is made to accommodate guests arriving before the check-in time, however, rooms may not be immediately available. Check-out time is 11:00 am.

If the rooms are not ready at the time of check-in Horseshoe Resort will make every effort to

secure the luggage and assist the client. Requests to retain rooms beyond that hour should be

directed to the Front Desk once the delegate is registered.

Special Concession to Good Roads Delegates:

  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms and public spaces
  • Complimentary access to the pool

Darnell Bernardo

Norfolk County

Supervisor, Roads Administration

Tel: 519-582-2100 ext. 1113

Email: darnell.bernardo@norfolkcounty.ca


Ken Lauppé

City of Mississauga

Manager, Works Operations

Tel: 905-615-3200 ext. 5144

Email: ken.lauppe@mississauga.ca


Emil Marion - Course Director

Region of Waterloo

Manager, Transportation Operations

Tel: 519-650-8205

Email: emarion@regionofwaterloo.ca


Mara Engel C.E.T

City of Kitchener

Operations Supervisor

Email:  mara.engel@kitchener.ca

Tel: 519-741-2600 x4185


Scott Holmes C.E.T


City of Mississauga

Sr. Manager, Works Administration, Operations and Maintenance

Email: scott.holmes@mississauga.ca

Tel:905-615-3200 x5894



from the 2018 Snow School attendees:

"I found the legal aspect the most useful to me. Everything was covered relevant and can be applied to what I do at work."
"The facilitators were knowledgeable and had relevant experience in the various topics they presented. It also gave me the opportunity to network with other municipalities to see how they run their operations."
"Learning about the specifics of different materials, including when to apply them before a storm hits, was a lot of help to me in my day to day winter operations."


Horseshoe Resort, 1101 Horseshoe Valley Rd W Barrie, ON L4M 4Y8


September 18, 2023 - Sep 20
8:00 am - 5:00 pm